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Study to begin on mine plan

...that should be included in a new environmental study of the proposed Kensington gold mine. Officials from mine owner Coeur Alaska Inc. say the new way to operate the mine costs less and is better for the environment. But some Juneau residents...
300 jobs, and none too soon

...said Cathie Roemmich, executive director of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce and a longtime Coeur supporter. Owner Coeur Alaska Inc. says it will need 300 construction workers to get the mine into production and 200 workers once the mine is in...
State politicians upbraid EPA over mine delay

...EPA's actions regarding the Kensington gold mine. Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month that mine owner Coeur Alaska Inc. can put Kensington mine waste in Lower Slate Lake, politicians and miners have urged the U.S. Army Corps...
Alaska's senators argue with EPA over Coeur action

...and we will respond accordingly," EPA press secretary Adora Andy wrote in an e-mail Wednesday. Kensington owner Coeur Alaska Inc. wants to put its ground-up waste rock, or tailings, in Lower Slate Lake. And it wants to start construction...
Kensington mine permit is valid; it should be honored

...Corps of Engineers, which holds permitting authority for the mine, to dismiss the EPA's arguments. The mine owner, Coeur Alaska Inc., has spent years and millions of dollars bringing the mine to the cusp of production. It plans to dispose...


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