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Alaska miners get their day in Juneau

From establishing Mining Day to lowering Interior energy costs, legislators send a number of mining-related bills to governor

The 28th Alaska Legislature has forwarded a slew of bills to the desk of Gov. Sean Parnell that are aimed at recognizing the Last Frontier's rich mining history and ensuring the industry is a key component of the state's economic future.

Senate Bill 1, which designates May 10 of every year as Alaska Mining Day, was the first of these to garner Parnell's endorsement.

May 10 was chosen to coincide w...


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