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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Coeur celebrates Kensington court ruling

Judge dismisses lawsuit by environmentalists against regulators who issued permit for Juneau gold mine's tailings disposal


Last updated 8/27/2006 at Noon

The president and CEO of Idaho-based Coeur d'Alene Mines has been in Alaska to thank Gov. Frank Murkowski and his administration for their help in staving off a lawsuit that had been threatening the Kensington project near Juneau. Dennis Wheeler attended a press conference with Murkowski in Anchorage Aug. 7 and promised that his company would proceed with construction of the gold mine.

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