Elevated lead, zinc, cadmium levels found along haul road near Red Dog Mine

A National Park Service study measuring dust emissions along the haul road from the Red Dog mine in northwest Alaska is partially completed. The study is considered a pilot, looking at how much toxic mine residue is escaping onto the road shoulders as it traverses Cape Krusenstern National Monument on trucks.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage