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Battle Over Eagle Mine Continues

Even as the Eagle Mine in Marquette County approaches the point at which it can begin operation, legal maneuvers to shut it down continue. Oral arguments will be heard at 10:00 this morning in the Michigan Court of Appeals in Lansing in an appeal filed by several groups that oppose …

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Highland Copper Finds Partner

The company looking to develop mining at the White Pine and Copperwood sites has taken on a partner. Highland Copper Company says it has signed a non-binding letter of intent with AMCI Holdings to form a joint venture to develop Highland’s projects in the Upper Peninsula. Highland Executive Chairman David …

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Benishek Blasts EPA

Congressman Dan Benishek is voicing his displeasure with the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations. Benishek says regulators in Washington don’t realize how the proposal will kill jobs in Northern Michigan. Dr. Benishek recently signed a letter to the EPA urging them to extend the comment period so …

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