Tribes seek U.S. help to curb Canadian mining threats to Northwestern states

Native American leaders asking for the countries to refer matter to the International Joint Commission, a U.S.-Canada partnership created to oversee water issues

By: - December 9, 2022 4:30 am
Argonaut Wharf near Campbell River

Argonaut Wharf near Campbell River is the primary export port for the Myra Falls mine in Strathcona Provincial Park. Myra Falls primarily mines minerals such as zinc, lead, copper, silver and gold, which, after being processed, is exported from Canada to Asia via freighter ship. Photo taken on Oct. 31, 2021. (Alex Ratson/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.