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From The Oklahoman:
Jan Cannon. . ., a geologist who lives in Tecumseh, picked up some sand in southeast Alaska more than 30 years ago. . . . When he. . . went back . . . he found something better: a potentially massive cache of gold.

His company, Oklahoma City-based Geohedral LLC, recently announced it had claimed more than 10,000 acres in the Tongass National Forest.

“In our opinion, we have a ‘world class’ discovery,” Cannon said this week in a news release.

The question is, what affect will getting that gold have on wildlife and its habitat?

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