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

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By: - December 8, 2022 5:03 pm

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 by Alex Ratson via 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.