According to Hecla Greens Creek’s General Manager and Hecla VP Brian Erickson, the mine is unique as it’s the only US mine permitted to operate within a national monument. “That means our safety and environmental record must be among the best in the world right now,” Erickson says.
Alaska Department of Natural Resources awarded its 2019 Excellent Mine Reclamation Award to Ajax Mining Alaska Inc., a Fortymile mining district placer gold operation, in recognition of its successful continuous reclamation practices.
A new spreadsheet-based calculator, called the Stream Quantification Tool, is steadily being adopted by Army Corps Districts throughout the United States for certain CWA 404 permitting projects to better quantify stream impacts and inform mitigation measures.
At Lynden’s Fife, WA Service Center, Safety Supervisor Keith Johnson and Director of Safety Steve Schultz have taken sustainable storm water management to new levels.
University of Alaska Fairbanks professor emeritus and ecologist Terry Chapin has been named the 2019 recipient of the Volvo Environment Prize.
No two environmental site assessments are the same. Each project has specific needs unique to its circumstances. That’s where firms like BGES, INC., Environmental Management Inc., and Shannon & Wilson, Inc. come in.