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By Dan Sullivan
Special to Mining News 

Mining Explorers 2011: Alaska takes strategic initiative

Plan propels state to forefront as U.S. source of critical rare metals


Last updated 11/6/2011 at Noon

A thriving minerals industry is essential for Alaska's economic growth. If Alaska were a country, we would be among the top 10 countries in the world for coal, zinc, copper, lead, zinc, and silver resources. By responsibly developing these resources, we have the potential to support the economies of entire regions of the state and help secure a stable domestic supply of minerals.

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