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‘Heck of a big dam’: Lois Corbett on approval of Sissons mine dumping

Approved by the provincial government in 2015, the proposed Sisson mine still needs to meet 40 conditions before moving forward While the federal government recently approved a proposal by the Sisson Partnership to dump mine waste into two … [Read more...]

Feds approve Sisson mine proposal to dump waste in Atlantic salmon habitat

  Image credit: Nashwaak Watershed Association The federal government has approved a multi-million proposal by the Sisson Partnership to dump mine waste into two fish-bearing brooks that feed the Nashwaak River. The proposed Sisson … [Read more...]

Feds approve plan to dump Sisson Mine waste into Atlantic salmon habitat

Wild Atlantic salmon. Photo: Nick Hawkins The federal government will let the Sisson Partnership dump mine waste into two fish-bearing brooks that feed the Nashwaak River. Amendments to the Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations posted … [Read more...]

Thank you for sending your Sisson letter!

Thank you for speaking up to protect the Nashwaak watershed by submitting your concerns about the plan to use fish-bearing brooks in the Nashwaak for the proposed Sisson mine's waste! Thanks to you, and the nearly 900 New Brunswickers who joined … [Read more...]

Send your letter to protect the Nashwaak Watershed from Sisson mine waste

New Brunswickers have one final opportunity to tell the federal government to keep fish-bearing brooks off the list for the proposed Sisson Mine's waste dam. The companies behind the proposed mine are in the final stages of applying for permission … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Call to action on Sisson Mine, Premier at the pro-pipeline rally, Fundy Baykeeper on aquaculture reform, and Drive Electric NB’s happy problem

In this edition of EcoNews, we encourage you to use our letter-writing tool to have your say on the Sisson Mine's plan to use fish-bearing brooks in the Nashwaak Watershed for part of its waste tailings as the federal government takes final comments … [Read more...]

Send your letter to protect the Nashwaak Watershed from Sisson mine waste

New Brunswickers have one final opportunity to tell the federal government to keep fish-bearing brooks off the list for the proposed Sisson Mine's waste dam. The companies behind the proposed mine are in the final stages of applying for permission … [Read more...]

Last chance to have your say to feds on Sisson Mine proposal

New Brunswickers have one final opportunity to tell the federal government their concerns about the Sisson Mine proposed in the pristine Nashwaak River watershed. The group of companies behind the mine, the Sisson Partnership, is in the process of … [Read more...]

Risky business: the company behind the Sisson mine project

https://youtu.be/baYVuLF8LvY Listen to Joan Kuyek, a mining analyst from Ottawa, and Larry Wuest, a local environmental researcher living near the proposed Sisson mine, as they outline crucial questions that remain unanswered about the huge … [Read more...]

Act today to protect the Nashwaak River from the Sisson Mine

For generations, families from Napadogan to Stanley, Taymouth to Marysville, and many points in between and beyond, have flocked to the banks of the Nashwaak River and its beautiful tributaries to swim, fish, paddle and — of course — forage for fresh … [Read more...]