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My Turn: Let's deal with the facts on the Kensington Mine

...the entire area, which extends inland from the northwest portion of Berners Bay, is already legally staked with federal mining claims, which give rights of surface entry and use of resources for mine development. I've read Sen. Murkowski's...
Alaska files suit for its rights to Mosquito Fork, riverbed

...navigability, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The lawsuit also names a father and son from Anchorage whose federal mining claims would give them ownership of parts of the Mosquito Fork's bed if the river is considered non-navigable. George...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Admiralty gold search expanded 7/30/98

...from Auke Bay, brought objections from some hunters and environmental groups. Kennecott, which holds about 300 federal mining claims on the Mansfield Peninsula, began last year with geologic above-ground work. This is the first year for drilling...
As gold prices climb, prospectors head for Alaska

...The New 49ers, a club in the former gold mining settlement of Happy Camp, Calif., has access to 70 miles of federal mining claims along the Klamath River, which cuts through town. On a much larger scale, the GPAA enables members to operate...


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