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My Turn: Reopening Kensington mine would adversely affect Berners Bay

...government sued Coeur d Alene Mines Corp. and several other mining companies for dumping mine wastes into the Coeur d Alene River Basin in northern Idaho. The basin is now a Superfund site and one of the largest contaminated areas the United...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072504/opi_myturn3.shtml
Opinion
BP, Coeur Alaska and pollution

...settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit in 2001. The suit charged Coeur and other mining companies of polluting the Coeur d'Alene River Basin, now home to one of the largest toxic waste superfund sites in the nation. When it comes to environmental...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092106/let_20060921003.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: A word of warning about gold mining

...waste, much of it in the Coeur d'Alene River. This toxic waste doesn't...killing fields of the lower Coeur d'Alene River after drinking water polluted...responsible for polluting the Coeur d'Alene River Basin, now home of the largest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120204/opi_20041202014.shtml
Opinion
Mine's bottom line isn't Juneau's

...Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp., based in Idaho, has a bad reputation. This company has been sued for polluting the Coeur d'Alene River Basin in Idaho and cited by the state of Nevada for violating its cyanide standards by polluting its groundwater...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012305/let_20050123015.shtml
Opinion
No Sierra Club award

...In addition to the cyanide pollution at its Rochester mine, Coeur is responsible for the contamination of the Coeur d' Alene river system with lead. This pollution is responsible for the death of trumpeter swans, who after ingesting contaminated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072504/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
Greens Creek owner settles on Idaho EPA violations

...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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120508/reg_364003631.shtml
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