Mining.com EPA to withdraw restrictions on Northern Dynasty’s Pebble mine. By Cecelia Jamasmie.

A decision by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could pave the way for Northern Dynasty Minerals’ (TSX:NDM) vast but stalled Pebble copper-gold-silver project in Alaska The EPA proposed late Tuesday (July 11) revoking a 2014 ruling that bans large-scale mining in the...
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Ha-Shilth-Sa – Fisheries Act update lacks recognition of traditional rights, says First Nations council

While an update to Canada’s Fisheries Act is underway, recognition of aboriginal rights needs to be included in the legislation for it be modernized, says the First Nations Fisheries Council of B.C. Under the previous governance of the Conservatives, changes were made to the...
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Nelson Daily Star – City lets mineral claim lapse and decides to dedicate park instead

The city has decided to throw in the towel on an unworked mineral claim that was once kept to insure mining did not disturb city infrastructure. The rights to the mineral claim for the lands around the slag pile and the East Zone Reservoir will now lapse after city council voted...
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PWYP-Canada launched its new report “Many Ways to Lose a Billion: how Governments Fail to Secure a Fair Share of Natural Resource Wealth.”

Resource sharing Study: Today, PWYP-Canada launched its new report “Many Ways to Lose a Billion: how Governments Fail to Secure a Fair Share of Natural Resource Wealth.” This report examines the pathways to government revenue loss in the extractive sector and explores possible...
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