Is it true that some group of business people want to mine gold and copper in Alaska and leave toxic waste?

Everyone I ask can not believe it, the story also said they plan a huge dam 20 miles long to hold the waste from reaching Bristol Bay, Alaska.

Asked By: dani_CH - 9/5/2007
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Pebble Creek Mine. In one of the drainages of Bristol Bay which is a hugely productive salmon fishing area. It is being headed by a Canadian mining company that is on record to their shareholders stating a few unsavory ideas... More
Answered By: David in Kenai - 9/8/2007
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I hadn't heard about the dam, but I did hear about the mining. Also, some people want to do more oil drilling and destroy the forests and tundra.
Answered By: Rich - 9/5/2007
i don't no why do you care do you live in Alaska
Answered By: zach h - 9/5/2007
You can't just leave toxic waste, the rest might be true, but there's no way they'd just leave toxic wast lying around. Despite what hippie liberals try to tell you.
Answered By: michiganfan1717 - 9/5/2007
Wether there are unscrupulous people out there that would do such a thing is up for contention, but no business person in the world would anounce that sort of an intention. Sounds bogus to me.
Answered By: mojorisin - 9/5/2007
Uh ya they already started on that...and the dam is actually a bridge that will go all across alaska and guess who benefits from this? The politician who passed the bill will make a percentage of profits because he owns a share of the company which will be building the bridge. This is hearsay but sometimes rumors are... More
Answered By: dejavu7013 - 9/5/2007
probably, i kno someone wants to, bc it makes someone money
Answered By: humm - 9/5/2007
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