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By J. P. Tangen
For Mining News 

The Gods must be crazy

Apathy among mining industry workers in Alaska likely will tip scales in favor of Ballot Measure 4 in Aug. 26 primary election

 

Last updated 7/27/2008 at Noon



There is no other explanation for the situation we are in - the gods must be crazy. Consider this: Gasoline prices are through the roof, but Congress won't compromise a postage stamp footprint on the Arctic Ocean to tap the reserve under Kaktovik; environMENTALists, having successfully run the timber industry out of Southeast Alaska, are now bent on dragging the region's tourist industry to its...



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