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Red Dog Mine wants to start digging new pit, re-vegetate it, and make it a natural landform. So there will only be one pit at the end of the day," said Jim Kulas, environmental manager. He told The Anchorage Daily News a Corps of Engineers wetlands permit allows it to begin excavation...
Mine loses battle over pollution permit

...effective March 1. Teck Alaska felt the permit worked on by the state and the Environmental Protection Agency was sound, Jim Kulas, the company's environmental and public affairs manager, said Friday. If the permit issues can't be resolved by...
Alaska at top of nat'l list of toxic producers

...too often misconstrued to be pollution and evidence of poor environmental practice, and that is not the case," said Jim Kulas, the environmental superintendent for Teck Cominco Alaska, owner and operator of the Red Dog. "These are not true...
Alaska tops EPA's list for toxic chemical releases

...of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Officials with Teck Cominco, the Red Dog operator, agreed. Jim Kulas, environmental superintendent, said all discharges from the mine are regulated, including runoff from the waste-rock...
Native corporations to see cash infusion from Alaska zinc mine

...are satisfied that the agreement is moving to the next stage. "It strengthens the partnership (with NANA)," said Jim Kulas, the mine's environmental superintendent. NANA expects to receive its first 25 percent royalty in January on Teck's...
Villages appeal Red Dog permit

...said Pam Miller, executive director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics. "That is the wrong approach," she said. Jim Kulas, environmental and public affairs manager for Teck, said state and federal agencies recently completed a review of water...
Alaska Digest

...discharge in August 2003. Teck Cominco's wastewater discharge permit doesn't cover ore falling from the conveyor belt. Jim Kulas, the mine's environmental supervisor, said Teck Cominco readily acknowledged that "fugitive dust" was swept into...
STATE EDITORIAL: Red Dog settlement suggests state mining rules could be tighter

...suddenly agrees to spend millions and millions on a pipeline to dump its wastewater somewhere else. Red Dog spokesman Jim Kulas characterizes the decision as good for both sides. "As long as it rains, as long as it snows, Red Dog must treat and...
Federal study finds little harm in Red Dog dust

...We'll continue to look at this information and see what else we can do," said Red Dog environmental superintendent Jim Kulas. Red Dog is the largest mine in Alaska and is one of the world's largest zinc and lead producers.


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