Mining and water quality advocates spending on ads in 8:1 ratio

Spending is skyrocketing on the campaign over Ballot Measure 4 — the water-quality initiative that would set tougher pollution standards for large new mines. Prior to the 30-day deadline, opponents reported about $8 million in contributions, while advocates had raised less than $1 million.

Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage

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