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Alaskans should take note of B.C. mines

...taxpayer money. Perhaps someone in B.C.'s government did not require a sufficient restoration bond from the mine developer? Mr. Bennett states the mine closed in 1974. Have our Canadian neighbors inquired of their provincial government...
Alaska's mines keep plugging

...lawsuit and that the company may eventually be allowed to proceed with the filing of permits.At Donlin Creek, the mine developer, Donlin Gold, is at mid-stage in a multi-year environmental impact statement process for the mine, which is...
State news in brief of landowners, fishermen and conservationists working to protect the Chuitna River from "destruction" by mine developers. Soldotna driver convicted of assaulting joggersKENAI - A jury has convicted a 38-year-old Soldotna driver of...
New EPA chief steps into Alaska mine controversy

...came to meet McCarthy in Iliamna wearing their safety vests emblazoned with the slogan "zero harm." They said the mine developers are hiring people from Iliamna and the surrounding Alaska Native villages for work ranging from helping out in the...
Alaskans comment on EPA's Bristol Bay mining study

...John Sturgeon of Anchorage said it was unfair of the EPA to thwart the state permitting process that would allow mine developers to explain how they could extract minerals without harming the watershed.State Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage...
SE Native corp. leaders blast Bristol Bay for Kensington suit

...corporations oppose the Kensington Mine's waste disposal plan because they fear it will set a precedent for Pebble Mine developers to put their rock waste in fish-bearing lakes in the Bristol Bay region. In their joint resolution, they said...
Forest Service OKs Kensington mine plan

...Alaska still needs to provide financial assurances for its federally approved $7.3 million reclamation bond. The mine developer also must receive federal permits for water pollution discharges and new docks in Berners Bay. Coeur Alaska officials...
Alaska Digest

...east fork of Slate Creek that will expand the 23-acre lake to 62 acres. The permit allows Coeur Alaska, the gold mine developer, to dredge and fill 3.4 million cubic yards of tailings, or discarded rock waste, into the lake. The permit...
Company submits competing plan for Berners hydropower

...spent a year studying the feasibility of tapping the same lake, but withdrew its proposal in 1997 after Kensington Mine developer Coeur Alaska pulled its support for the project. Polarconsult is still interested in the project, and recently had...
Empire editorial: Berners Bay land swap's up to the people of Juneau to make sure this federal legislation dies. On behalf of Native corporations and mine developer Coeur Alaska, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has been pushing for this land exchange. If Congress approves it, Cape...


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