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By Allen Baker
Mining News Contributing Writer 

Canadian Zinc pleased with court road ruling

Mine in NWT was nearly completed in 1982 before silver market collapsed, and contains silver, zinc, lead and copper


Last updated 5/22/2005 at Noon

The Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories has ruled that Canadian Zinc Corp. can reopen a winter road to its Prairie Creek mine without a new environmental review process, saying the road was already in operation well before new environmental rules were instituted in 1984.

The territory's high court made its ruling May 6, overturning a decision by the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board...

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