Mining Claims Press Close to Cities, Towns

Publication: Associated Press

03/11/2008 - Mining claims for copper, uranium and other metals are being staked near growing towns and cities across the West at an accelerating rate.

The Pew Campaign for Responsible Mining and the Environmental Working Group say in a report released that active mining claims near Western cities and towns increased almost 50% since 2003, to more than 50,000 claims.

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