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Petersburg speaks up for the Taku

Petersburg, Alaska has spoken again on the Tulsequah Chief mine issue. Appreciating the significance of the Taku as lifeblood for its economy, the fishing community has called upon both Alaska and British Columbia to prioritize ending the discharge of toxic acidic mine waste into the Taku, the transboundary region’s top salmon producer. It's time to do what it takes to get the infamous abandoned and long polluting Canadian mine on Alaska’s doorstep closed and cleaned up. BC committed to doing this seven years ago, but action has been slow in coming, and the Petersburg Resolution reflects downstream frustration and concern. Read the full resolution linked below.

Petersburgh Borough Resolution
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