MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE: Lawmakers hear mine deposit bill ... Veterans fund diversion ... Muscular dystrophy drive ... more
Published 03/19/2010, State Capitol Bureau/Associated Press
The debate over financial oversight necessary to protect taxpayers and the environment from a new type of mining continued Thursday night during a Minnesota House environmental committee hearing. Bills requiring mining companies, before they open mines, to put down money to clean up pollution when mines close are being considered by lawmakers.Word count: 1089
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