January 12, 2009 in Idaho, Region
Associated Press photo

In this undated file photo by Coeur Alaska, the entrance tunnel and water treatment facility for the Kensington Gold Mine against Lion Head Mountain near Juneau, Alaska, can be seen. The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday, Jan. 12, on whether the gold mine can dump metal waste into a nearby lake. Environmental groups have said permits allowing the proposed Kensington Gold Mine to dump tons of chemical waste in a lake will violate the Clean Water Act.

 
 
 
 

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