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Kensington mountain goat herds dying off environmental studies at the mine, testing and tracking the composition of algae, marine insects and fish in Slate Creek and Sherman Creek to make sure the habitat remains healthy. For the past two years, ADF&G has had a contract with...
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Coeur Alaska to fuel ferries at Cascade Pt.

...mine's developer, to propose refueling at Slate Creek Cove in Berners Bay. Slate Creek Cove, on the west side of the bay near the...Point but the herring issue there drove us to Slate Creek Cove," explained Rick Richins, project director...
Nagging questions

...000 acres of national forest land from the area of Slate Creek Cove, Lower Slate Lake, and Lion's Head Mountain...just two days beach camping, skiffing, and kayaking in Slate Creek Cove. Alaskans can do better than SB 2222. We can immediately...
Drilling equipment accident results in fluid spill at Kensington site

...amount of hydraulic fluid into Slate Creek Cove, north of Juneau. The equipment...forklift carried it onto the beach at Slate Creek Cove. A temporary dock at the...gallons of diesel spilled into Slate Creek Cove in September, Tiernan said...
Crash underscores effects of mining

The plane crash at Slate Creek underscores effects of this mining project over and above the toxic tailings issue. I had the privilege of treating four of the...
State will pay for mine road from Slate Creek Cove

The state of Alaska will foot the bill for construction of the Kensington gold mine's access road from Slate Creek Cove to its mill site on the west side of Berners Bay. The 4.9-mile road - a former trail that is designated as a state right...
Echos of disaster

The master of Murk's cockamamy idea of a pioneer road to Slate Creek, as his version of progress, is in fact a regressive repeat of another unplanned disaster of a road, the Hickel Highway that...
A disappointing mine subsidy

...disappointed, but not surprised, to learn the state will be picking up the bill for upgrading Coeur Alaska's road from Slate Creek Cove to their Kensington Mine. After all, this project fits right in line with the Gov. Murkowski's roads to resources...
Wetlands board seeks Berners Bay working group

...marine terminals should not occur in Slate Creek Cove during the spring concentrations...bodies in the Slate Lakes basin and Slate Creek Cove should be put in place, with...existing fish populations. Species in Slate Creek Cove should be monitored for vessel...
Mine options out for review

...dock at a facility to be built in Slate Creek Cove in Berners Bay. The plan...ferry service operating between Slate Creek Cove and Cascade Point would transport...ferry service to operate between Slate Creek Cove and Echo Cove, at the end...


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