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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Alaska mine wins a round in legal battle

Rock Creek project construction could improve the condition of surrounding area, which suffered from historic mining, judge rules

 

Last updated 6/24/2007 at Noon



An Anchorage judge gave little credence to arguments by a Nome citizens' group that construction of Rock Creek gold mine should be halted, decisively ruling in favor of developer NovaGold Resources. After a hearing in Alaska District Court June 7, Judge Ralph Beistline made his decision the following day. Bering Strait Citizens For Responsible Resource Development had requested an injunction to...



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