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Coeur to pay $170K fine for Kensington pollution

By Jonathan Grass Juneau Empire Coeur Alaska will pay a $170,000 penalty to the Environmental Protection Agency to resolve Clean Water Act violations over unpermitted discharges at the Kensington Mine. EPA spokesman Mark MacIntyre said the settlement was finalized Wednesday after long-standing negotiations. The consent agreement and final order alleges there was unpermitted acid rock […]