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Report raises questions around growing mining exploration in northern B.C. – Atin ito News

January 25, 2024

A new report by the U.S. branch of the Environmental Investigation Agency says that investment interest and government tax incentives are fuelling intense mining exploration in remote northern B.C. — raising concerns about the environmental impacts of the work and its financial implications.

Most mining claims in the region are close to rivers, researchers find.

A new report by the U.S. branch of the non-profit Environmental Investigation Agency says that investment interest and government tax incentives are fuelling intense mining exploration in remote northern B.C. — raising concerns about the environmental impacts of the work and its financial implications.

The report focuses on the transboundary region, which falls along the border between the Alaska panhandle and the province of B.C. Much of this exploration is focused on the so-called Golden Triangle, which in many areas is still covered by glaciers.

Read More: https://www.atinitonews.com/2024/01/report-raises-questions-around-growing-mining-exploration-in-northern-b-c/

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