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Borough supports action against B.C. mines


September 19, 2019

The borough assembly signed on to a Salmon Beyond Borders letter on Monday to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to act against Canada's inadequate mining regulations in British Columbia.

Watershed from Canada's abandoned, proposed, developing and operating large-scale mines in B.C. impact or pose a great risk to American interests as the watershed from the mines flow into the United States, according to the letter. Salmon Beyond Borders asks that the U.S. Department of State work with Global Affairs Canada to secure enforceable protections and financial assurances in the U.S. and B.C. tr...

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