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By Patricia Liles
Mining News editor 

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Last updated 5/9/2004 at Noon

The first miners arriving in Alaska 100 years ago focused on enduring the challenging environment, building some basic infrastructure and finding enough gold to survive. Long term environmental consequences were not a high priority.

Mining techniques have since changed with awareness, technology and with guidance from evolving regulations designed to ensure adequate protection of the nation's...

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