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Why the Ambler Road is One of the Biggest Threats to Alaskan Wildlands

George Wuerthner: The proposed 211-mile Ambler Road would connect the Dalton Highway (pipeline haul road) with the Ambler Mining District in the western Brooks Range. The ore belt that stretches for 200 miles contains copper, cobalt, lead, and zinc and could be one of the most valuable deposits in the world, especially as people turn to electric vehicles. … Getting a road to the Ambler Deposits is the first step in making mining operations profitable. … If you want to understand politics, all you have to do is follow the money… [ Visit Website ]