Gold claims await approval

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YUKON

Darrell Carey of Slinky mine in Dawson City, Yukon, has applied for a 10-year permit to mine 31 new claims on the eastern side of Dome road. If the placer operation passes the environmental assessment process, it would receive approval to mine gold in the area.

The application is awaiting a decision by the yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB).