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Tribe, Enviros Take Aim At BLM For Mine Project Approvals

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 9:57 PM EST) -- An Alaskan tribe and three conservation groups on Monday launched a federal court challenge to U.S. Bureau of Land Management decisions that have allowed a mining exploration in a watershed in the southeast part of the state to proceed, saying the agency hasn't appropriately considered the environmental impacts.

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan, along with Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, Lynn Canal Conservation and Rivers Without Borders, have filed suit in Alaska federal court seeking to block Constantine Metal Resource Ltd. and a subsidiary from their...
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