Dangers of sulfide mining being swept under the rug

December 15, 2011 at 6:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune

According to Friends of the Boundary Waters, sulfide mining has “caused environmental and financial problems all over the world.” The group states this type of mining contaminates drinking water and destroys fish and wildlife habitats. Oftentimes, sulfide-mining companies go bankrupt, leaving local taxpayers with millions of dollars in clean-up costs.
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