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Clean Water Act Challenged By Mining Industry

Cindy Letchworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cindy Letchworth

Mine tailings are waste. They are the left-overs after metal separation has occurred. Once the extractions are finished, the rocks remaining are often full of arsenic, lead and cadmium.

Palin Being Investigated For Another Possible Ethics Violation

Washington Post | Alec MacGillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For months, the confrontation mounted, a face-off that arguably held in the balance the fate of two of Alaska's biggest industries. On one side were c...