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By Shane Lasley
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EPA wants second look at Kensington plan

The federal agency seeks re-evaluation of gold project's tailings permit; leaders say Supreme Court ruling should be final word

 

Last updated 7/26/2009 at Noon



The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take another look at the tailings disposal permit it issued for the Kensington gold project near Juneau.

In a July 14 letter written by Region 10 Acting Deputy Regional Administrator Michael Gearheard, the EPA advised the Corps to "reevaluate the circumstances and conditions of the permit in view of new info...



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