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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Kensington ruling hits Coeur Alaska, Goldbelt

Corps of Engineers was wrong to issue permit for tailings facility, judge says, also blocking construction of marine terminal

 

Last updated 5/27/2007 at Noon



The decision was taken months ago, but now the reasons for it have been explained. Nothing the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has said in its May 22 ruling on Kensington mine is likely to bring encouragement to the project's developers or employees whose livelihoods have been put at risk, but at least now Idaho-based Coeur d'Alene Mines can start to analyze the judges' objections. Juneau Native c...



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