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Thu., Jan. 17, 2013, 2:27 p.m.

Diamonds: An Enviro’s Best Friend?

I promise to get off this soap bucket soon, but it's necessary to get a few more of these greenies-as-fraud stories written before they fade from hard-drive memory. Our next story is set in the Canadian Arctic, New York City, Washington, D.C. (whence all things evil come from), and Noxon, Mont. It began with a full-page ad in the Washington Post by none other than jeweler Tiffany's CEO, Michael Kowalski. The Tiffany ad denounced plans by Revett Minerals to open the Rock Creek mine near Noxon. Rock Creek had been facing fierce opposition from such scientific heavyweights as singers Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne/David Bond, Wallace Street Journal. More here.


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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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