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Citizen Action,Sulfide Mining

Eagle Mine Applies for Another Metallic Minerals Lease Next to Yellow Dog River

23 Oct , 2014  

A 40-acre parcel adjacent to the Yellow Dog River in Michigamme Township owned by the State of Michigan with underlying state-owned mineral rights could soon be leased for more mining development to Lundin Eagle Mine. The mining company applied for a Metallic Minerals Lease on this parcel, and the boundary lies less than half a mile of the Yellow Dog River stream bank on the plains. The legal description of the parcel is: NE1/4 SE1/4, Section 13, T50N, R29W. More…

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