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Review set for Kensington tailings plan

Forest Service favors environmental assessment which could allow for final permitting later this year, first gold output in 2009


Last updated 5/25/2008 at Noon

Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp. May 8 said the U.S. Forest Service said an Environmental Assessment is the preferred level of review for permitting the proposed alternative tailings facility for its Kensington Gold Mine near Juneau, which could allow for a conclusion of the permitting later this year. Construction of the mine and mill is essentially completed except for the tailings facility.


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