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My Turn: Juneau Access road is a distraction's success will be enhanced.Perhaps worse, if the $150 million road extension reaches only Kensington Mine or Comet Beach, the public - within and far beyond Alaska - will ridicule this as another:1. Alaska "road to nowhere;"2. Costly...
Kensington to submit application for permits

...from the mine in a paste form near Comet Beach. The Comet site is a much better...several weeks," Botelho said. Comet Beach is on the other side of a mountain...for tailings, would have been at Comet Beach. A paste disposal method might...
Paste storage plan floated for Kensington tailings issue

...proposing to store the tailings at Comet Beach, using paste tailings instead...adverse environmental impacts of the Comet Beach site are less than the impacts...from various regulatory agencies. Comet Beach is on the other side of a mountain...
Owner of capsized boat says load of explosives shifted on skipper

...registered owner of the Pegasus and has an Auke Bay address. The two containers containing blasting caps were bound for Comet Beach and the Kensington Mine when the ship sank. Tony Ebersole, spokesman for Couer d'Alene Mines, said that Couer Alaska...
Empire editorial: Accord could lead to a mine solution

...the mine.Coeur now wants to place paste tailings on Comet Beach, not far from the mine about 45 miles northwest of downtown...the conservation groups say the paste tailings plan at Comet Beach is less environmentally risky than others that have been...
My turn: Clearing the air about Cascade Point

...Cascade Point, for example, is one of the last areas of the spawning grounds that once stretched from Auke Bay to Comet Beach, where herring still spawn. Jobs have been lost and will continue to be lost as commercial fishing suffers due the...
Mine wins draft permit

...Berners Bay that would be used as a dump site for the rock waste. Another proposal would stack the rock waste above Comet Beach, near the mine site. Lindekugel asked how citizens are supposed to comment on a plan that has not yet been established...
Study to begin on mine plan be done by mid-March 2003, the agency said. The new operating plan moves marine access to the mine site from Comet Beach on the east side of Lynn Canal to Slate Creek Cove in Berners Bay. Instead of putting tailings - the fine-grained...
Coast Guard: Sunken vessel recovered

...offloading of the fuel. The explosives, which had been in two 20-foot shipping containers, were taken to the beach after the incident on Tuesday and guarded. They were transported on a barge to Comet Beach for use at Kensington Mine.
Air, water quality issues could delay Kensington mine opening

...over after valuable minerals are extracted. The latest Coeur proposal would eliminate dry tailing stacks adjacent to Comet Beach, stacks that would have been visible from Lynn Canal. The new plan, which requires a U.S. Forest Service permit...


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