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Mining Co. Abandons Paste Tailings Plan In Alaska

Law360 (September 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Coeur D'Alene Mines Corp. has pulled the plug on the permitting process for a tailings disposal plan for the Kensington Gold Mine in southeast Alaska. The plan was favored by environmental groups because it involved depositing paste tailings on land, but the mining company will now pursue its original plan of depositing the tailings in a lake.

According to a statement issued by Coeur D'Alene on Sept. 23, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had requested additional information and raised certain issues with the paste tailings plan...
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