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Impact of UMore mining becomes clearer

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The University of Minnesota released its Final Environmental Impact Statement Oct. 4 for planned sand and gravel mining on its UMore property. The university is waiting for comments on the final piece in a large puzzle.


The statement describes what the university wants to do on the property, shares comments it received from the public and governmental agencies and identifies ways to mitigate potential adverse affects of the mining project.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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