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Mining impact committee discusses reclamation plans


HURLEY — Representatives from the Gogebic Taconite company spoke to the Iron County Mining Impact Committee Monday about possible reclamation at the proposed mine near Upson.

GTAC president Bill Williams said studies on the proposed mine site would help shape ideas as to what the site could become after the mining process is completed.

Williams said former mining areas in Minnesota have been turned into all-terrain vehicle parks after mine sites closed.

“Another possible idea that has been mentioned is a shooting range,” Williams said. “Ideas are something that we can embrace and wo...

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