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Palin urges Canadians to address mine's acid drainage

...loaded with zinc, copper, cadmium and arsenic heading downstream. It may sound like a lot, said state large mine permitting coordinator Tom Crafford, "but frankly it's not, when you consider the volumes of water that are moving in those...
Mine Mess

...000 gallons a day of acid, which is not much when river flows are taken into account, according to state large mine permitting coordinator Tom Crafford. Still, his department is concerned, Crafford said. As it has done in the past after inspections...
Upper Taku not so important anymore

...2003. "I think we are operating in rather foreign territory for almost all of us," said Tom Crafford, a large mine permitting coordinator, on the state's reexamination. "Important habitat" was nonetheless important enough to Redfern that...
Lynn Canal herring may be threatened

...been no research to determine why herring stopped spawning in Auke Bay, she said. Tom Crafford, acting large mine permitting coordinator for the Department of Natural Resources, said any listing under the act would make mining operations more...
After 50 years of toxic seep, mine cleanup to begin soon

...have long known about the acid. But they have no jurisdiction over the Canada mine's operations. DNR's large mine permitting coordinator Tom Crafford said the cleanup is a potential benefit of the mine's development. "That's the hope...
State receives new Tulsequah barge plans

...during icy seasons. "We just got it and we haven't had a chance to look at it yet," said Tom Crafford, large mine permitting coordinator, of the new plan. Crafford said that in the next two weeks, agency representatives will decide how substantially...
Mine operator puts Amphitrac proposal on hold

...State permitters have not received any modifications to the permit application so far, said Tom Crafford, large mine permitting coordinator. He said that without knowing what would replace the Amphitrac, he was unsure how the change would affect...
Redfern files new Taku barge plan with Canadians

...times of low water and ice. "We have not had any formal communications from Redcorp," said Tom Crafford, large mine permitting coordinator at the Department of Natural Resources. Redfern spokeswoman Salina Landstad said the company would turn...
Redfern barge plan for Taku River under review

...very careful to make sure that there's no kind of prereview approvals going on," said Tom Crafford, the large mine permitting coordinator at the Department of Natural Resources. Redfern is owned by Vancouver-based Redcorp Ventures Ltd. Barging...


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