Petersburg Pilot -

By Dan Rudy 

Canadian mine on Stikine fully operational

 


WRANGELL — The Red Chris mine in neighboring British Columbia passed its final bureaucratic hurdle, after the province’s Ministry of Energy and Mines issued a Mines Act permit amendment last Friday.

The mine’s owning company, Imperial Metals, had earlier been granted its Environmental Management Act Permit on June 15, allowing Red Chris to begin discharging tailings into its tailings storage facility. From there, water can be discharged subject to provincial water quality guidelines.

The Red Chris property is located in the province’s northwest, approximately 11 miles southeast of I...



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