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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Rock Creek, Big Hurrah get key permits

Alaska officials tout authorizations for NovaGold gold mining project near Nome as victory for state regulators, residents


Last updated 8/27/2006 at Noon

NovaGold Resources Inc. has cleared several important permitting hurdles in its quest to develop the Rock Creek and Big Hurrah gold mines near Nome.

The Alaska departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation issued construction permits for the project Aug. 9.

NovaGold, owner and operator of the mines, envisions the project becoming its first development-stage venture to begin...

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