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Mining permit moves on to city council

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The ball is now in the Rosemount City Council's court to decide whether to grant Dakota Aggregates a large-scale mineral extraction permit.


The city's planning commission voted 5-1 Tuesday to recommend the permit with a list of 34 conditions. Commissioner Vanessa DeMuth cast the lone no vote. DeMuth said she's not comfortable with mining under the groundwater table, which the project proposes to do.

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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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