Proposed Donlin Gold Mine Starts Permitting Process

The proposed Donlin Gold Mine on the Middle Kuskokwim River has started the long, multi-step permitting process.  But, before any permits can be granted, the project is subject to an environmental impact statement.  This includes a series of public meetings. Some have already taken place in rural Alaska and another one is scheduled for this evening in Anchorage.

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Mark Arehart is a reporter with KYUK in Bethel.

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