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My Turn: Correcting false claims about Lower Slate Lake

...related to the mine tailings at Lower Slate Lake. Three Native corporations...develop a plan to rehabilitate Lower Slate Lake. The plan intervenes and counters...that is going to be dumped into Lower Slate Lake is, in fact, "natural...
Coeur Alaska wins Supreme Court case mine can be dumped into Lower Slate Lake. It's the first time in 30...million tons of tailings into Lower Slate Lake. The plan would raise the lake's...their own concurring opinions. Lower Slate Lake's future Justices on both sides...
Supreme Court grills Coeur on tailings

...Alaska to deposit mine tailings in Lower Slate Lake. The Kensington mine is on hold...alternatives, or what would happen to Lower Slate Lake and other lakes. Representing...Garre repeatedly referred to Lower Slate Lake as an "impoundment area...
Why did Coeur pull out of tailings plan?

...dehydrated tailings on the ground, rather than in Lower Slate Lake, poses a mystery. The permits for the new plan were...the Supreme Court for the purpose of reinstating the Lower Slate Lake plan when it has a viable option that would put people...
Judges to rule against Kensington

...the Kensington Mine from using Lower Slate Lake as a tailings dump. Sound Coeur Alaska for the use of Lower Slate Lake as a disposal site, the Corps...of mine tailings per day into Lower Slate Lake, which flows into Berners Bay...
My Turn: Coeur, you did it wrong

...waterways with no restraint. Coeur's plan to use Lower Slate Lake as its industrial toxic waste dump, killing all existing...studies. Maybe so, but the plan to dump waste into Lower Slate Lake is a violation of the Clean Water Act. The recent...
Mining moves forward in SE

...federal agencies threatened to deny an important permit. In 2009, Kensington Mine was applying for a permit to use Lower Slate Lake to store tailings. Fortunately, Senator Begich stepped in and pressured the Corps of Engineers to approve the permit...
My turn: It's not just about crushed rock

...the tailings to be deposited in Lower Slate Lake. Sound off on the important...metals would make the tailings in Lower Slate Lake a toxic discharge, both from...with clean water flowing into Lower Slate Lake. But even if Coeur Alaska is...
Alpine lakes at heart of Kensington plan

SLATE LAKES - The surface of Lower Slate Lake is dark and glassy, reflecting...oxygen to survive. A shallower Lower Slate Lake could improve fish habitat...Coeur's plan to restore fish to Lower Slate Lake when the mine is closed. The...
Lower Slate Lake dam would be a time bomb, our relationship to the natural world. Sound off on the important issues at In pondering all the fuss over Lower Slate Lake, he said, "To me, it seemed like an average Southeast pond surrounded by muskeg." Surely an innocent remark...


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