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Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...are also concerned about the water treatment facility in the Unuk watershed, which will treat water flowing over the mine site for at least 200 years after the mine's closure at a current-day cost of about $25 million per year.Jack DiMarchi...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/advocates-tailings-dam-breach-warning-a
Local
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...will be required to post has been a large concern for many Alaskans; the cost just to treat the water flowing over the mine site and into the Unuk River, which will be necessary at least for 200 years after the mine's closure, is estimated at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/state-amplifies-response-ksm-mine
Local
SEACC places new demand on mine site

...reached for comment late Monday. Goldbelt maintains that Cascade Point is the safest place to transfer workers to the mine site. It is located at the north end of Echo Cove, about 40 miles north of Juneau. Using Yankee Cove would expose workers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121107/loc_20071211017.shtml
News
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...facilities filtering water from the mine site and into the Unuk River, which flows...water treatment will be needed at the mine site, which flows to the Unuk River...water that comes in contact with the mine site would also need to be treated for...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...Inc., the company that owns the would-be mine, expects it to be operational for 52 years.Although the proposed mine site is located in northwest B.C., Canada, it sits at the headwaters of the Unuk River, which flows into the Misty Fjords...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
Empire Editorial: KSM: Leaving Alaskans with all risk, zero benefit

...exists in a temperate rainforest, where precipitation can reach 15 feet of rain per year.That's the problem.The mine site sits at the headwaters of the Unuk River, a watershed that supports all five species of salmon, steelhead trout, as...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-27/ksm-leaving-alaskans-all-risk-zero-be
Opinion
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...groups. Financing the FutureSeabridge and its partner will be required to post an environmental bond to care for the mine site. The amount is something the EPA, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, First Nations and Southeast Alaskan organizations...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
Redfern permitted to clean up mine site

...Ventures Ltd. "There are aspects of the design that are still being worked on." The Tulsequah Chief multi-metal mine site is on the Tulsequah River in Canada, about 40 miles northeast of Juneau. To operate in the United States, a mine company...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030908/loc_255333834.shtml
Mine training allows students from other industries to find new work

...It's dark. It's cold. It's noisy, dusty, stinky and wet. But the mine students hope their training at a defunct mine site south of the city will help bring them a brighter future. Former restaurant and night club manager Jason Markert wants...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061110/loc_652201640.shtml
AIDEA to study Gravina Island mill, tailings facility

...Rodvik said. "We're interested in not only the mine site and complex, but also in working with Niblack mine and...very strongly in support of development of the Niblack mine site and the prospect of mining jobs on Prince of Wales Island...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-08/aidea-study-gravina-island-mill-tailing
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