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ASAH now on Facebook

ASAH now on Facebook

Advocates for Safe Alaska Highways (ASAH) has launched its official Facebook page. We will be posting the most recent information regarding the transportation plan proposed by Kinross Gold/Contango Ore to truck ore 248 miles from the Manh Choh gold mine near Tetlin to...

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Does Ft. Knox Mine shrink without the Manh Choh Ore Transport?

Does Ft. Knox Mine shrink without the Manh Choh Ore Transport?

Answer: Not for the next decade…at least.

Kinross Gold/Contango ORE have represented the plan to haul 10 million pounds or ore per day between Tetlin and Ft. Knox as critical to the continued existence of the Ft. Knox mine. Audiences have been left with the notion that, without this ore haul the Ft. Knox mine has a real chance of closing and losing hundreds of stable and well-paying jobs.

It doesn’t take much talk like that to get folks’ attention. But is it true?

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ASAH members speak to FNSB Air Pollution Control Commission

ASAH members speak to FNSB Air Pollution Control Commission

Six members of the Advocates for Safe Highways (ASAH) team provided public comment about the Kinross trucking plan to the commissioners of the borough’s Air Pollution Control Commission (APCC) at their regular meeting on May 4, 2022 in the Noel Wein Library. All six expressed their concerns about the impact that hundreds of daily ore truck trips will have on the air quality in Fairbanks and North Pole, which the EPA classifies as being a “serious non-attainment area” for air pollution.  

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ASAH Events

  • Kinross Manh Choh Community Mtg

    July 11, 2022  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Tok Memorial Park

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  • Kinross Manh Choh Community Mtg & BBQ

    July 12, 2022  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Delta Junction City Park

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  • Kinross Manh Choh Community Mtg

    July 13, 2022  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Salcha Fairgrounds

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  • Kinross Manh Choh Community Picnic

    July 14, 2022  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Fox Lions Community Center, 2285 Steese Hwy, Fairbanks, AK 99712, USA

    Opportunity to meet with Kinross representatives and ask questions about the Manh Choh mine project.

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