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B.C. mine gets OK to test mill and tailings pond

The Red Chris Mine site is about 120 miles northeast of Petersburg. The mine is testing its mill and tailings pond dam under an interim permit issued Feb. 2. (Courtesy Imperial Metals website)A new copper and gold mine in Southeast Alaska’s Stikine River watershed is a significant step closer to opening.

No 2013 Stikine subsistence chinook harvest

The Stikine River Delta, as seen from the air. The chinook subsistence fishery on the river has been closed. Photo by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News.It looks like there won’t be a chinook subsistence fishery on the Stikine River this year. Officials this week closed the annual opening, scheduled for May 15th to June 20th.