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Wed Feb 6, 2013, 03:41 PM

Open Pit Mining Bill Ad (Radio)

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hue Feb 2013 OP
Cleita Feb 2013 #1
ewagner Feb 2013 #2

Response to hue (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 03:54 PM

1. Wonderful!



Open pit mining is safer for the workers than tunnel mining, however, it should never be done where there is a living ecosystem. I grew up in a mining town in the Atacama desert in Chile that did open pit. There weren't any trees, vegetation or animals to destroy up there, so the most it did was leave a manmade scar on the desert. It seems with all our engineering technology these days and expertise learned from tunneling for the rail roads, that we can figure out a safe way to tunnel and preserve the landscape and all those living things. I'm sure if there was ore they wanted under a city, they would figure out a safe way to tunnel.

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Response to hue (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 05:31 PM

2. Good start!

May have to play more hardball with these .....people

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