The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stood by its 404 Wetlands permit that it previously issued to Coeur Alaska. The Kensington project upheld the requirements of all state entities, the U.S. Forest Service, the Environmental Protection Agency and two reviews by the Army Corps of Engineers.
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I hope this action eases concerns and helps the public understand that a lot of time, thought and money went into the development of this environmentally sound mine.
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