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Accession Number PB2013-108385
Title Arctic Grayling and Burbot Studies at the Fort Knox Mine, 2012.
Publication Date Dec 2012
Media Count 33p
Personal Author A. G. Ott H. L. Scannell W. A. Morris
Abstract Fairbanks Gold Mining Incorporated (FGMI) began construction of the Fort Knox hardrock gold mine in March 1995. The mine is located in the headwaters of the Fish Creek drainage about 25 km northeast of Fairbanks, Alaska. The project includes an open-pit mine, mill, tailing impoundment, water supply reservoir (WSR), and related facilities. Construction of the WSR dam and Spillway was completed in July 1996. In 2007, state and federal permits were issued for the construction, operation, and closure of a valley fill heap leach facility located in Walter Creek upstream of the tailing pond. Work continued throughout 2012 on the Walter Creek valley fill heap leach facility.
Keywords Alaska
Arctic grayling
Fort Knox Dam
Water reservoirs
Water supply

Source Agency United States Fish and Wildlife Service
NTIS Subject Category 48A - Mineral Industries
50B - Civil Engineering
98F - Fisheries & Aquaculture
57H - Ecology
Corporate Author Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, Fairbanks. Habitat Div.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number N/A

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