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By Sarah Hurst
Mining News Editor 

Tulsequah Chief mine's future is borderline

Redfern Resources has installed treatment system for acid mine drainage; mine development plans on hold due to economic difficulties


Last updated 7/24/2005 at Noon

Environmentalists and indigenous groups have long been calling for a clean-up of the acid mine drainage at the former Tulsequah Chief zinc-copper-silver-gold mine in British Columbia, just across the border from Juneau. Vancouver-based Redfern Resources wants to do a full clean-up of the site, but only if it can reopen the mine. So mine critics find themselves in the dilemma of opposing the ver...

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