This Week in Mining

University Wants $6 Million for Mining Research

The University of Minnesota will ask the Legislature for more than $6 million to study the environmental, health and economic effects of the state's mining industry. The university's mining research request is part of its $1.3 billion 2016-2017 budget proposal.

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