While Jim Clark, former chief of staff for Gov. Frank Murkowski, said he views a potential mine as a way for Juneau to re-establish itself as a mining town.
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In two decades, he says his nonprofit group has cloned 170 types of trees and planted more than 300,000 of them in seven countries with willing landowners.
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