LOOKING BACK AND FORWARD: Sisson Mine project given EIA approval – New Brunswick

As reported below, the Sisson Mine project was given EIA approval to Northcliff Resources’s some years ago for an open pit mine project, near Fredericton,, subject to 40 conditions. But wait!!! The project is still alive it seems. See – Northcliff … Continue reading LOOKING BACK AND FORWARD: Sisson Mine project given EIA approval – New Brunswick

PLACES: Maine – Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

Placer and lode gold have been found in Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Knox, Oxford, Somerset, Waldo and Washington Counties. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting. Always seek permission from property owners and obtain any necessary permits prior … Continue reading PLACES: Maine – Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

MINING: Irving lost the Maine mining battle, but history says the Canadian corporate giant will not give up…

Irving lost Maine mining battle, but history says Canadian corporate giant will not give up
Oil tanks at the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick.
Lance Tapley – Oil tanks at the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Editor’s note: This is the first story in a three-part series investigating the Irving corporate presence in Maine and New Brunswick and its implications for the state’s future.

After four years of debate and $250,000 in lobbying expenses by Canadian corporate giant J.D. Irving, the Maine legislature in June overwhelmingly turned down Irving’s bill to relax environmental laws so it could Continue reading “MINING: Irving lost the Maine mining battle, but history says the Canadian corporate giant will not give up…”