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Environmental Quality Commission gives go ahead to explore mining shaft in Babbitt

Nov 12, 1974
Dick Daly, Candice Luicke, Jack Malcolm

The EQC gave the go ahead with exploration of copper mining in Babbitt. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency opposed the project. 5,000 tons of copper nickle ore is slatted to be removed.

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Copper-Nickel Mining

37 stories

This collection follows on recent reporting by MPR on a possible PolyMet mine near Hoyt Lakes Minnesota as well as years of Iron Range mining coverage.