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Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska puzzles scientists

...these earthquakes," Ruppert said.Ruppert said she doesn't believe there is any connection between the quakes and the Red Dog Mine, located about 35 miles north of Noatak."All mining activities are very near the surface," Ruppert said...
Subsistence Alaska village fights mining road

...residents at the meeting said they are skeptical of such claims."This road like we're talking about is not like the Red Dog Mine," Tanana Chiefs Conference President Victor Joseph said, referring to a mine in northwest Alaska that is a major...
Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...the Interior regional utility, and about an equal amount on fuel for equipment used in the mine, Matthias said.The Red Dog Mine, in northwest Alaska, has a hefty fuel bill, too. Teck Alaska, the mine operator, uses about 20 million gallons...
Soldotna High School

...remember the most." It is math and welding that Patrick Powell will look back on. Powell said he hopes to work at the Red Dog Mine with his brother Timothy, who is a driller there. Powell said he felt excited and scared before the ceremony...
Pebble study needs work, some say

...which noted liabilities stretching to 120 years in its 2010 and 2011 statements. Steve Buckley, of WH Pacific, said the Red Dog Mine near Kotzebue, although smaller than Pebble, is valuable to look at as an example of a mine with water treatment...
Industry: Mining increases economic clout

...Hall, public affairs manager for Teck Alaska, the mine operator. For example, more than half of the workers at the Red Dog mine in Northwest Alaska live in Anchorage or the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Hall said. About 230 of Red Dog's total...
Amazing, what a humble moss can tell us about life

...composition of Hylocomium. The National Park Service found a similar pattern in contaminant loads in H. splendens around the Red Dog Mine north of Kotzebue. Nonetheless, findings from another study suggest airborne contaminants on much of the Refuge...
Alaska exports see record year

...reaping benefits for Alaskans across the state," Gov. Sean Parnell said in a statement. Mineral ore exports from the Red Dog mine in Northwest Alaska accounted for $1.4 billion of the state's $1.8 billion in such exports. Zinc ores and...
Pebble mine promoters have difficult task ahead

...Still, Heatwole and partnership CEO John Shively, who spent 17 years with NANA Regional Corp. and helped develop the Red Dog mine, are up for the challenge. "We have to evaluate this objectively before turning our back on it," Heatwole said...
Appeals won't affect fish in Red Dog Creek

What's ironic about the fuss over a federal permit for a new pit at the Red Dog mine is that even if environmental groups win and the permit is denied, and the mine closes, it won't make any difference to pollution...


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