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The science behind Minnesota mining

by Emily Kaiser, MPR, June 5, 2015

University of Minnesota scientists say research is key to understanding the effects of mining in Minnesota and developing economically and environmentally sustainable practices for the industry.

Although lawmakers turned aside a request for more money to expand research, the university does have several ongoing investigations.

MPR News’ Tom Weber talked to three researchers about that science behind Minnesota mining. Here’s what he learned.

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