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  • It's the pits

    Summo USA Corp. plans to mine 34 million pounds of copper each year for 10 years in the Lisbon Valley southeast of Moab, Utah.

  • Did toxic stew cook the goose?

    The deaths of 342 migrating snow geese in Montana's Berkeley Pit are blamed on the pit's toxicity by environmentalists, although the mine disputes it.

  • Festering Idaho mine to be cleaned; others remain

    Four mining companies agree to pay the $50 million cost of cleaning up toxic runoff from the defunct Blackbird Mine.

  • Busted town pursues industrial recreation

    Anaconda wants to boost its economy by building a golf course on top of its tailings piles.

  • Can a copper firm restore a blasted ecosystem?

    Kennecott Copper wants to clean up Bingham Canyon copper mine on its own, while Environmental Protection Agency wants to make it a Superfund site.

  • Phelps Dodge gets a D in mining

    The Phelps Dodge copper mining company is a bad neighbor, report shows.

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