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EPA standing ground regarding Kensington mine

...concerned that the EPA will wrongly delay the opening of Coeur Alaska Inc.'s Juneau-area mine. That's ever since Michael Gearheard, an official at EPA's regional office in Seattle, sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on July...
EPA: Reevaluate Kensington mine alternative

...long run everyone will be better off if we follow our regulations and go through the prescribed processes," wrote Michael Gearheard, EPA's acting deputy regional administrator for Region 10, which includes Alaska, in a July 14 letter to the...
USFS gives Kensington green light

...a whole. "We feel that's our responsibility and don't feel there should be any dispute about that," said Michael Gearheard, the EPA's regional director of the Office of Water and Watersheds. The Forest Service and the state of Alaska...
Agencies raise concerns over mine impacts

...prices were about 50 percent lower than they are today, wrote EPA's regional director of water and watersheds, Michael Gearheard. "What EPA scientists are telling us is that Coeur's media spin that their (lake disposal plan) is cleaner...


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