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Hearing to determine possible return of jobs to White Pine area


May 23, 2019


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WHITE PINE — Jobs could be returning to White Pine in the near future. A June 4 hearing to be held in Ontonagon could be the answer.

The hearing is a request by PM Power and the White Pine Refinery for a $490,000 loan from the Community Development Block Grant program. According to Zack Halkola, PM Power Group Chief Operating Officer, the refinery process would recycle 3 million pounds of cathode annually and return 15 jobs to White Pine.

The requested funds are part of the Revolving Loan fund that Ontonagon County turned over to the state and managed by...

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