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Red Dog closely monitoring toxic releases


Last updated 4/23/2006 at Noon

Red Dog mine remains at the top of the Environmental Protection Agency's national Toxic Release Inventory for the third straight year, but owner Teck Cominco wants the public to know that the movement of waste rock is not the same as pollution. The lead-zinc mine near Kotzebue in Alaska's Arctic released 458.2 million pounds of toxic chemicals in 2004, according to the latest EPA report. This i...

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