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Placer Authorizations

The Yukon Placer Authorization (YPA) has been replaced in the following 15 Yukon watersheds effective April 11, 2008.

Amended Watershed Authorizations are in Place Effective November 1, 2010  377 KB

Note: All placer mines in the Alsek and Liard River Watersheds are governed by site specific authorizations under the Fisheries Act.

The Secretariat has reviewed all the comments received during consultation, and determined how they will influence the Fish Habitat Management System for Yukon Placer Mining.  A consultation report is being prepared, and will be available soon.