Exploration under way for SE Alaska mine project
June 27, 2019
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) _ The developer of a proposed mine in southeast Alaska is moving ahead with exploration following a favorable court decision.
That decision, however, is being appealed by critics of the project, which is located near Haines.
Liz Cornejo, vice president for community and external affairs with Canada-based Constantine Metal Resources Ltd., told the Juneau Empire she believes mines, eagles and fish can co-exist.
The next phase of exploration involves tunneling into a mountain to get a better sense for how substantial the mineral deposit is. Developing the tunnel will take a...