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NEW MINING OPERATION WORRIES NEIGHBORS

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Resistance to the proposed sulfide mine project is strong in Big Bay, Michigan. It's the largest town (population 500) near the area. (Photo by Chris McCarus)

A multinational mining company is planning to mine for nickel near the shore of Lake Superior. But some mining experts and the community don't want the mine to be built. They say there's no way to make sure the mine won't damage the environment. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Chris McCarus reports:

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Producer: Chris McCarus
Release Date: July 25, 2005
Running Time: 4:27

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