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By Sarah Hurst
Mining News Editor 

Greens Creek achieves environmental milestone

Auditors give clean bill of health to underground mine in Alaska's national forest, near Juneau


Last updated 2/27/2005 at Noon

An Alaska mine located in one of the nation's most unique ecosystems has received the prestigious ISO 14001 certificate for its environmental management practices. Greens Creek silver, gold, zinc and lead underground mine is on Admiralty Island National Monument in southeast Alaska's Tongass National Forest. The old growth temperate rainforest on the island provides habitat for about 1,700 brow...

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