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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Feds approve critical Alaska mining road

Authorize 211-mile road to world-class Ambler Mining District North of 60 Mining News – July 24, 2020


Last updated 9/26/2020 at 3:05pm

Helicopter drill rig Arctic zinc copper gold silver mine Ambler Alaska

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Exploration has outlined 9 billion pounds of copper, 3.6 billion lb of zinc, 628 million lb of lead, 77 million lb of cobalt, 58 million ounces of silver and 770,000 oz of gold at the western terminus of the proposed Ambler Road.

The U.S. Department of Interior issued two decisions that mark a major milestone along the path of permitting a road to the incredibly rich and strategically important Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska.

On July 23, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the National Park Service (NPS) with the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, issued a record...

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