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About seventy people came to the Capitol Monday to hear testimony on a proposed copper-nickel mine for Northeastern Minnesota. Polymet C-E-O Joe Scipioni said his company has already invested 100-million-dollars to plan for environmental protection. Critics said the state's environmental review is flawed. The federal Environmental Protection Agency says the study lacks critical information, and the project should not go forward as currently planned.

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