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Greens Creek Mine looks for more space

The Greens Creek mine on Admiralty Island might have to shut down in 2016, unless it can find more room to dispose of its spent ore. Mike Satre, the manager of government and community relations for the Hecla Mining Company, told the Sitka Chamber of Commerce this week that Greens Creek was undertaking an extensive permitting process to increase the area where it can put the spent ore, known in the industry as “tailings.” Read More

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