Kensington Mine to bring in millions amidst concerns about environmental impacts

The nearly-completed Kensington Gold Mine outside Juneau has pumped more than $150 million into the Alaska economy, and could pump a lot more when it opens. That’s according to an economic study funded by mine owner Coeur-Alaska, a division of Coeur. Critics point to environmental risks from mining waste.

John Ryan, KTOO – Juneau

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