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State gives mine time to meet water regs

...to water quality violations in Johnson Creek, according to Kenwyn George...construction zone was polluting Johnson Creek with excess sediment. Coeur Alaska...ongoing notice of violation if Johnson Creek runs clear of sediment through...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010606/sta_20060106014.shtml
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Mine builder homes in on erosion glitch

...cited by state regulators on Nov. 10 for polluting Johnson Creek with sediment draining off the mine access road and...the Kensington construction site from entering nearby Johnson Creek, he said. "The site looks good now," Russell said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112905/loc_20051129010.shtml
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Coeur settles Clean Water Act violations

...into Sherman Creek. It also was liable for causing high turbidity levels - or dirtying the water - with runoff into Johnson Creek. Fluctuations in turbidity and aluminum levels may harm fish habitat. "The mining industry is an important part...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122206/sta_20061222024.shtml
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Mine jobs come with environmental cost

...relocated. Will the lake, if reclaimed, ever regain its ability to support fish? Questionable. What about the fish in Johnson Creek? They, too, will be seriously impacted by the water sucked out for mill use. And for sure the effects of construction...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072805/let_20050728025.shtml
Opinion
State cites mine for creek erosion

...sediment from construction activity was reaching nearby Johnson Creek," said Lynn Kent, the Alaska Department of Environmental...apparent at the mine's access road, which crosses Johnson Creek a couple of times, and at the construction site for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111105/loc_20051111031.shtml
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Coeur's meeting held without much notice

...along the Lace River? Is Kensington in compliance with its permits? Has it had any more problems with pollution in Johnson Creek? If Coeur was truly a responsible corporate citizen, it would not be springing public meetings on us with little...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062706/let_20060627018.shtml
Opinion
Coeur reports on its efforts to open mine

...notice of violation from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation for allowing dirt to erode into nearby Johnson Creek. The notice of violation and nearly 10 small petroleum spills were noted in Coeur Alaska's report to the U.S...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062306/sta_20060623017.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...significant discharges of sediment into Johnson Creek from the Coeur Alaska-operated site. The discharges into Johnson Creek, a salmon stream that enters...regulators measured water quality in Johnson Creek and reviewed the mine's stormwater...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120705/sta_20051207015.shtml
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Auke Bay was once like Berners Bay is today

...mine itself is northwest of the bay on the Lynn Canal side of the divide. The mill site would be on the bay side, up Johnson Creek, which drains into the north bay's sensitive estuarine zone. The tailings dump would be behind a dam on Lower Slate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052604/opi_aukebay.shtml
Opinion
Remember problem of the Midas touch

...the mill through Lions Head Mountain to the Kensington claims; and 5) processing facilities on private land in the Johnson Creek drainage. Midas-like, the Kensington promises massive outside investments, the results of which will likely be...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091305/let_20050913006.shtml
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