April 26, 2012 at 6:29 am in Lake County News-Chronicle
Produce metals here, or in third-world country?
First of all, the new proposed mining ventures are not mining “sulfide” any more than the mining industry that started in MInnesota in 1884 is an “oxide” mining activity. Yes, iron oxides have been mined for over a century in Minnesota. The proposed ventures are in fact planning to mine copper sulfide and nickel sulfides.