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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Corps reaffirms support for Kensington project

Return of permits for tailings disposal, port allow construction to proceed as planned; environmentalists push ahead with lawsuit

 

Last updated 4/23/2006 at Noon



The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reinstated two permits for the Kensington gold project that the agency suspended last November following the filing of a lawsuit by the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and other environmental groups. The permits authorize the discharge of fill material and the construction of a dock by Goldbelt in waters 25 miles north of Juneau. Specifically, mine tai...



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