Comments for: James Irving addresses Maine mining interests at UMFK forum

Posted May 03, 2012, at 1:15 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 17, 2013, at 4:47 p.m.

FORT KENT | Mining in Aroostook County will not come at the expense of the environment, regardless of the economic potential, the head of the Canadian-based company that owns Bald Mountain pledged Thursday morning. James Irving, president of J.D. Irving Ltd. addressed his company’s plans to mine Bald Mountain …


An earlier version of this story erroneously referred to Rep. John Martin as a senator and to Sen. Troy Jackson as a representative.

An earlier version of this story erroneously said that the project is estimated to create $600 million in annual payroll and generate $120 million in state and local taxes. The estimates are over the life of the project.

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