Should Mines Be Allowed Underneath Wilderness Zones?

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January 17, 2002, 10:00 AM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"Last month federal and state regulators granted a permit for a giant silver and copper mine that would burrow a length of three miles under a federal wilderness area, 900 feet below the snowy ridges and the lodgepole pine. The result would be one of the largest underground mines in North America and make this the first time the government had permitted large-scale mining beneath a wilderness area."

Thanks to Claudia Lima

Saturday, January 12, 2002 in The New York Times

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