Committee to vote on lifting 19-year-old mining moratorium

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A legislative committee is set to approve a bill Wednesday that would lift Wisconsin’s moratorium on sulfide mining. Lawmakers passed a bill in 1998 requiring sulfide mining applicants to prove a North American sulfide mine has operated for 10 years and been closed for 10 years without polluting before they can get a permit in the state. > WLUK Green Bay

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