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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Yellowknife demands EA for Giant cleanup

Public expresses concerns about attempt to remediate arsenic stored underground during 50 years of gold mining within city limits

 

Last updated 4/27/2008 at Noon



The City of Yellowknife has invoked a little-used federal law to force the Contaminants and Remediation Directorate (CARD) of Canada's Department of Indian and Northern Affairs to complete an environmental assessment of its remediation plans for 237,000 metric tons of arsenic stored within the city limits.

CARD, in cooperation with the Government of the Northwest Territories, proposes to rende...



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