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My Turn: Correcting false claims about Lower Slate Lake

...related to the mine tailings at Lower Slate Lake. Three Native corporations (Goldbelt...develop a plan to rehabilitate Lower Slate Lake. The plan intervenes and counters...is going to be dumped into Lower Slate Lake is, in fact, "natural". This...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010106/opi_20060101001.shtml
Opinion
Slate Lake already full of mutant fish

I just wanted to post some info about Slate Lake, which is the location of the proposed tailings site for the Kensington Gold Mine. I have not heard or seen anyone talk about...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063009/let_456602605.shtml
Coeur Alaska wins Supreme Court case

...gold mine can be dumped into Lower Slate Lake. It's the first time in 30 years...million tons of tailings into Lower Slate Lake. The plan would raise the lake's...means tailings couldn't go into Slate Lake. Writing for the majority, Justice...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062309/loc_453703862.shtml
Supreme Court grills Coeur on tailings

...to deposit mine tailings in Lower Slate Lake. The Kensington mine is on hold...alternatives, or what would happen to Lower Slate Lake and other lakes. Representing the...Garre repeatedly referred to Lower Slate Lake as an "impoundment area." "If...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011309/loc_376861322.shtml
Why did Coeur pull out of tailings plan?

...dehydrated tailings on the ground, rather than in Lower Slate Lake, poses a mystery. The permits for the new plan were...Supreme Court for the purpose of reinstating the Lower Slate Lake plan when it has a viable option that would put people...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100608/let_340814644.shtml
Judges to rule against Kensington

...Kensington Mine from using Lower Slate Lake as a tailings dump. Sound off on...Coeur Alaska for the use of Lower Slate Lake as a disposal site, the Corps violated...mine tailings per day into Lower Slate Lake, which flows into Berners Bay...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031807/loc_20070318016.shtml
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My Turn: Is lake disposal better for environment?

...construct a dam to enlarge Lower Slate Lake and then deposit mine tailings behind...the assertion that the use of Lower Slate Lake as a disposal site for mine waste...at the head of an enlarged Lower Slate Lake, is subject to catastrophic failure...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081407/opi_20070814016.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Coeur, you did it wrong

...waterways with no restraint. Coeur's plan to use Lower Slate Lake as its industrial toxic waste dump, killing all existing...studies. Maybe so, but the plan to dump waste into Lower Slate Lake is a violation of the Clean Water Act. The recent 9th...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042507/opi_20070425023.shtml
Opinion
Mining moves forward in SE

...federal agencies threatened to deny an important permit. In 2009, Kensington Mine was applying for a permit to use Lower Slate Lake to store tailings. Fortunately, Senator Begich stepped in and pressured the Corps of Engineers to approve the permit...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-29/mining-moves-forward-se
Opinion
My turn: It's not just about crushed rock

...tailings to be deposited in Lower Slate Lake. Sound off on the important issues...would make the tailings in Lower Slate Lake a toxic discharge, both from a legal...with clean water flowing into Lower Slate Lake. But even if Coeur Alaska is correct...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100206/opi_20061002003.shtml
Opinion

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