More Controversy About Possibly Damaging Mine

“The gold mine proposed for this stunning open country might be the largest in North America. It would involve building the biggest dam in the world at the headwaters of the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery, which it would risk obliterating. ”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/24/AR2007122401915.html?hpid=topnews

It looks like the decision will be up to residents, as it should be.  The environmental effects of something so large are a big worry.  How can you put a huge mine into Alaska’s wild country without encountering some problematic side effects?  Hopefully whatever happens will not inflict damage on Alaska’s salmon stocks or fishing industry.

Find more info on Alaskan Salmon Fishing

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