Recently, Kensington Mine boosters and Coeur Alaska have been circulating information in support of the project.
I can understand why people would want the Kensington Mine to open.
Recently the developers of the proposed Kensington Gold Mine have published and distributed a brochure that touts their environmental record and cites an award they claim to have received from the Sierra Club.
The multi-national oil giant BP has allowed corrosion to eat holes in pipelines at Prudhoe Bay, resulting in an estimated 201,000-gallon crude oil spill.
...century of metals mining and smelting has left behind more than 70 million tons of mine waste, much of it in the Coeur d'Alene River. This toxic waste doesn't just sit there. Our children have some of the highest lead levels in the country...
...near Mullan, Idaho. EPA says 898 gallons of liquid mine tailings and 191 pounds of solids got into the South Fork Coeur d'Alene River. Idaho-based Hecla didn't immediately report the spill to federal officials, as is required by law, according...
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