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By The Associated Press
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EPA resolves violations with mining firm on SE Alaska Kensington mine


Last updated 1/28/2007 at Noon

The developer of the Kensington gold mine near Juneau has agreed to pay more than $100,000 to settle violations of the federal Clean Water Act, federal officials announced Jan. 18.

Coeur Alaska Inc. will pay an $18,334 penalty to the Environmental Protection Agency for allowing construction sediment and debris to run into nearby creeks during heavy rainfall in 2005.

The company also has agree...

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