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EPA fines Kensington mine for illegal discharge violations

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached three settlements with Kensington gold mine totaling $534,500 for discharge violations documented in a 2015. Kensington is an underground gold mine that’s operated 35 miles south of Haines since 2010. In a joint inspection, the EPA and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) found violations including: […]