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Vol. 12, No. 25 Week of June 24, 2007
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


MINING NEWS: BLM reclaims historic mining properties

Environmental conditions at Nome Creek and Harrison Creek watersheds in Interior Alaska have been significantly improved

Sarah Hurst

For Mining News

Fortunately for Alaska, there are relatively few abandoned mine sites in the state that pose a hazard to the public. Historically, placer mining was widespread in Alaska, which means there arenít too many deep adits where necks can be broken. But there is still reclamation work to be done, and when....

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Nome Creek a popular recreation area

Harrison Creek project lasted only a few weeks

In-house work reduced Nome Creek cost


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