Agreement Averts Litigation Over Tulsequah Chief Mine Development

The government of British Columbia has signed an agreement with the Taku River Tlingit First Nation that will avert future litigation over resource development at the Tulsequah Chief mine in the Taku River watershed, a transboundary river that flows out near Juneau.

About 26 percent of the region will be designated as protected, but the agreement opens vast areas to development.

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