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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

One unclear water initiative remains

Original anti-mining measure is removed from ballot; Alaskans may get to vote on ambiguous 07WTR3, pending Supreme Court ruling


Last updated 6/29/2008 at Noon

Alaskans will not be voting on the original anti-mining initiative 07WATR during the August 26 primary election. On June 6, the Alaska Supreme Court dismissed an appeal of a lower court ruling that declared the proposal unconstitutional.

A similar initiative, 07WTR3, is still headed to the August ballot, pending a state Supreme Court ruling on its constitutionality, expected before July 10 so...

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