Chieftain Says No Road, No Mine

The company building a mine at the headwaters of the transboundary Taku River expects a new road to be completed by the end of the year. That will allow year round access to the Tulsequah Chief Mine.

The Taku is the most abundant salmon-producing river in Southeast Alaska. But Saturday, Chieftain Metals tried to reassure members of a Juneau task force concerned about the impact of the project.

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Rosemarie Alexander is a reporter at KTOO in Juneau.