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Resource ID: #8090
Subject: Mining
Source: U.S. News & World Report
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Date: 28-Oct-91

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U.S. News and World Report looks at the 19th-century federal law that allows mining companies to mine federal lands for five dollars an acre leads to apocalyptic ecological degradation and the cheating of billions of dollars from the American taxpayer; finds that 31 percent of the federal land mined and 41 percent of the mineral rights are owned by foreign companies. * Bureau of Land Management BLM

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