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Gov. Walker releases Ambler Road funds

 

Last updated 12/7/2018 at 6:35am

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Drilling at the Arctic Mine project in the Ambler Mining District has outlined a high-grade deposit with enough ore to support a mine expected to produce 1.9 billion pounds of copper, 2.4 billion lb of zinc, 405 million lb of lead, 367,531 ounces of gold and 40.2 million oz of silver over an initial 12-year mine life.

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker Nov. 27 approved the release of funds to complete the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for the Ambler Mining District Access Project, a proposed 211-mile industrial access road that would link one of the richest known undeveloped mineral regions on Earth to Alaska's highway system.

"The Ambler Mining District provides an immense opportunity for economic devel...



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