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Company to request permits for UP mine
Environmentalists concerned
BY HUGH McDIARMID JR.
FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER

February 21, 2006

An international company is expected to ask for permits today to drill a
controversial nickel-and-copper mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The request -- by Kennecott Eagle Minerals Co. -- would be the first test of
Michigan's new rules designed to protect the environment from a
pollution-generating mining method never used before in the state.



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