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My Turn: Ballot Measure 4 is bad policy and bad for business

...environmental regulatory system and have had no negative impact on fishing. In fact, before mining, the water in Red Dog Creek was so highly mineralized that it couldn't support aquatic life. Once the mine started putting treated water into...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-28/my-turn-ballot-measure-4-bad-policy-a
Opinion
Alaska tops EPA's list for toxic chemical releases

...There's no enforcement," Miller said. Kulas said the runoff is captured and treated before being released into Red Dog Creek. When it enters the creek, the treated water meets drinking-water standards for metals. Besides the waste-rock...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062504/sta_chemicals.shtml
News
Villages appeal Red Dog permit

...the reputation as the nation's worst polluter. Those violations allowed significant levels of toxic chemicals into Red Dog Creek, which flows into Ikalukrok Creek and the Wulik River, which is used by the city of Kivalina for drinking water...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011810/sta_550978597.shtml
Kivalina residents say mine pollutes water

...required the company to install cutting-edge technology to remove metals and toxins from wastewater before it enters Red Dog Creek, which flows into the Wulik River, the source of drinking water for Kivalina, Dunbar said. While the technology...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071802/sta_water.shtml
News
Red Dog Mine violates the Clean Water Act

...that the company violated its discharge permit 618 times by pumping too much effluent, or treated wastewater, into Red Dog Creek, which flows into the Wulik River, according to court documents. Kivalina, 66 miles downstream from Red Dog, relies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080306/sta_20060803017.shtml
News
Settlement in works in Red Dog lawsuit

...river they use for drinking water and subsistence fishing. The mine discharges treated wastewater from the mine into Red Dog Creek, which then flows into the Wulik. At issue were total dissolved solids. The solids are produced by lime, which...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051808/sta_280269230.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Local News: State and local briefs 7/14/97

...occurred when water laden with heavy metals flowed into Red Dog Creek, said Joe Roberto, compliance officer with the EPA...River, which is fed by three rivers, including the Red Dog Creek, MacCay said. ``We haven't been notified of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071497/lbriefs.html
My turn: Opponents of Clean Water spin fable of Red Dog Creek

...the fairy tale they flog about Red Dog Creek. According to them it was so naturally...when this mine was starting up. Red Dog Creek runs two and a half miles from...were no plans to redirect it from Red Dog Creek. Combined with unanticipated precipitation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050208/opi_274734017.shtml
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