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Taxing negotiations

Teck, Northwest Arctic Borough find middle ground on Red Dog Mine taxes

After roughly two years of taxing negotiations, Teck Alaska and Northwest Arctic Borough have found middle ground on a tax structure that offers the municipality added funds to provide services to a sprawling remote borough without risking the viability of Red Dog during the lows of cyclical metals markets.

Teck is the operator of Red Dog and Northwest Arctic Borough is a regional municipality tha...


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