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Vol. 13, No. 17 Week of April 27, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


MINING NEWS: Yellowknife demands EA for Giant cleanup

Public expresses concerns about attempt to remediate arsenic stored underground during 50 years of gold mining within city limits

Rose Ragsdale

For Mining News

The City of Yellowknife has invoked a little-used federal law to force the Contaminants and Remediation Directorate (CARD) of Canada’s Department of Indian and Northern Affairs to complete an environmental assessment of its remediation plans for 237,000 metric tons of arsenic stored within the city....

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Yellowknife seeks thorough review

Unprecedented action


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