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Alexco treats water at EPA triggered spill

Alexco Resource Corp. Oct. 20 said its wholly owned subsidiary, Alexco Environmental Group, has completed the construction and initiated operation of a 1,200-gallon-per-minute interim water treatment facility at the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colo.

The abandoned Gold King Mine is where more than 3 million gallons of metals-laden water was released during an Aug. 5 site investigation led by the...


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