EPA Tries to Intimidate Alaskan Miners
October 2013 by Scott HarnAlaska Governor Sean Parnell has ordered an investigation of the recent raids, saying he will not tolerate a state agency's participation in the sort of conduct displayed.
Superior Court Judge Karen L. Dixon granted the temporary restraining order on July 3, 2013.
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