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State sidesteps recession in '10, stocks up cash reserves

...Both are mainly zinc mines, although Greens Creek produces other metals, including silver, and Red Dog is a major lead producer as well as zinc. Red Dog received permission to develop a new ore body adjacent to its original mining pit, which...
Pete Kott apologizes for language, but proclaims innocence

...crude oil tax with terms favorable to clients in the petroleum industry. The measure was considered a law that could lead producers to begin negotiating for construction of a natural gas pipeline tapping Alaska's vast North Slope reserves. That...
Alaska health officials express concern over lead levels

...the CDC's criteria of 25 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood. The Greens Creek mine near Juneau, another lead producer, also monitors blood lead levels. The program flags workers when their lead level reaches 20 micrograms per deciliter...
Federal study finds little harm in Red Dog dust

...vegetation. "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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