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Greens Creek environmental impact report due next month

...area by the middle of November, Juneau District Ranger Pete Griffin said Wednesday. The Admiralty Island mine's tailings site is permitted for 29 acres. The proposal expands the facility to 61.3 acres, enough for 20 to 25 years of tailings...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101603/loc_mine.shtml
News
How long-term is 'forever'

...Monument, and bury more than 4,000 feet of salmon habitat in Tributary Creek (Alt. B). In fact, the alternative tailings site just outside the Monument boundary (C and D) call for the destruction of 1,078 feet of Flower Creek salmon habitat...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-12/how-long-term-forever
Opinion
Alaska Digest

...reserves. Tailings are what's left of the material removed from the mine after the metal has been extracted. The tailings site covers 23.2 acres and is permitted to expand to 29 acres. Operators say that space will last two more years. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020604/sta_akdigest.shtml
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Forest Service approves Greens Creek tailings disposal expansion

...reserves. Tailings are what's left of the material removed from the mine after the metal has been extracted. The tailings site covers 23.2 acres and is permitted to expand to 29 acres. Operators say that space will last two more years. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110403/loc_tailings.shtml
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Mine projects OK'd in roadless areas

...announced the approval on Tuesday for the mining projects, saying it will allow Greens Creek to continue expanding its tailings site and Niblack to continue exploration. Both projects have completed or are close to completing National Environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-08-16/mine-projects-ok%E2%80%99d-roadless-are
Local
AlaskaDigest

...Creek, a silver, zinc, gold and lead mine on Admiralty Island, proposes to expand its tailings site from 23.2 acres to 61.3 acres. The tailings site is permitted to expand to 29 acres, and the company says that will allow them to operate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070303/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...StumbleUpon Facebook del.icio.us Reddit The company wants to load tailings higher on existing piles and expand the tailings site 84.5 acres to the west and southwest, with 40 acres reserved for new tailings, according to the U.S. Forest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042001/Loc_MineTailings.shtml
My turn: Dry tailings option could be an 'awesome' solution for everyone

...fewer workers) by slurrying the tailings to Lower Slate Lake rather than transporting them to the permitted dry stack tailings site. Hellooo, to Coeur CEO Dennis Wheeler. How about owning up to some of the responsibility for placing those local...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083007/opi_20070830005.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 specific information about the existing quality of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063009/let_456602605.shtml
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