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Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...of 52 years.While the mine site is 22 miles upstream of the Canada-Alaska border near the Unuk River, the tailings management facility, which would store 2 billion tons of tailings, would be 18 miles away in the Bell Irving River drainage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-bc-say-they-cooperate-quietly-tr
State | Local
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...permits for camps it will use for construction, and permits for early-stage construction at the mine site and tailings management facility, it says.At least one thing needs to be cleared up first: Teuton Resources Corp., a company with...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-22/controversial-ksm-mine-gets-key-perm
Outdoors
Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...happened at Mount Polley, but that there are some big differences between the two tailings facilities.KSM's tailings management facility is "a completely different design as compared to Mount Polley," he said, with the water in the facility...

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

...to some extent, in future evaluation. For instance, it requested to review "the detailed designs for the tailings management facility, the water treatment and discharge systems, and the associated bonding to the extent that we are able...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/state-amplifies-response-ksm-mine
Local
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...Seabridge Vice President of Environmental Affairs Brent Murphy said crushed rock is being deposited into the tailings management facility, and "potentially acid-generating material" will be separated and put in a lined cell, maintained...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
Mining mistatements

...They permitted the Kensington project based on facts and input from numerous environmental impact studies. The tailings management process presented to the Corps of Engineers by Coeur Alaska is the most environmentally correct option. I know...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121305/let_20051213004.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Coeur committed to building Kensington

...select the "least environmentally damaging alternative." This is required by the law - the Clean Water Act. Tailings management involves enhancement of Slate Lake, including a plan that increases the size of the lake from 20 to 56 acres...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030704/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Kensington tailings are crushed rock

...there's no basis for assuming that Coeur has a permitted alternative to the engineered Slate Lake option for tailings management such as the "dry-stack" method. Kensington tailings have a number of unique characteristics: 1) Their metal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100806/opi_20061008021.shtml
Opinion
Coeur's mining claims leave out some important details

...doesn't mention the lake. It's labeled "proposed tailings management facility" in the photo. Currently this "facility...as the pipeline flows) would be the Slate Lake tailings management facility. Another two miles from there would be...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011404/opi_MyTurn.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Regulation ensures water quality at mine site

...Environmental Protection Agency together with the state of Alaska and Forest Service approved the Lower Slate Lake tailings management plan. They did so because they know that during the project the water quality will be maintained and at closure...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120905/opi_20051209004.shtml
Opinion

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