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BLM considers relinquishing lands next to Fort Knox Mine

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management May 8 announced that its Eastern Interior Field Office is considering a proposal to relinquish 709 acres of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration land adjacent to Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox gold mine near Fairbanks.

This land is a priority for acquisition by the state.

In October, NOAA filed a notice of intent to relinquish this 709-acre parcel th...


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