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  • EPA proposes limits on Alaska mine project

    The EPA proposed restrictions on building a large copper-and-gold mine Friday slated for a watershed in southwest Alaska that's pitted environmental groups and industry against each other regarding the EPA's authority to veto such projects.

  • Mining firm optimistic about rare mineral deposit

    ELK CREEK, Neb. (AP) — A Canadian firm hoping to build a mine to collect a valuable and rare heat-resistant element from beneath southeast Nebraska says the first samples collected this year are encouraging. NioCorp Developments said Thursday the initial analysis of 230 samples reinforces the...

  • Minnesota miners rally for end to steel dumping

    VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) — Miners rallied Monday on northern Minnesota's Iron Range for an end to foreign countries illegally dumping steel in the U.S. and threatening the local mining industry. Gov. Mark Dayton joined the rally, which drew about 1,500 miners, and urged iron miners to step up the...



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