North of 60 Mining News - The mining newspaper for Alaska and Canada's North

Pebble Partnership copper gold molybdenum mine project Alaska Northern Dynasty NAK NDM

By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Red Dog's fate in question after ruling

EPA decides to revert to 1998 standards on wastewater permits until DEC completes new rules; Teck worries move will spawn lawsuits


Last updated 3/28/2010 at Noon

Red Dog Mine operator Teck Resources is seeking answers after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made an unexpected decision regarding the appealed conditions of the wastewater permits needed to begin mining the Aqqaluk deposit.

Instead of suspending the five permit conditions under dispute - which are the discharge limits for zinc, lead, selenium, cyanide and total dissolved solids - th...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 09/08/2019 02:23