Comments for: Mining Bald Mountain for precious metals not worth the environmental risk, Portland speaker says

Posted Sept. 27, 2012, at 6:19 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 17, 2013, at 4:44 p.m.

PORTLAND | A Canadian environmentalist and mining expert said Thursday there’s almost no way Bald Mountain can be mined without polluting nearby water, potentially for thousands of years. Ramsey Hart of MiningWatch Canada was tapped as the keynote speaker for the Natural Resources Council of Maine’s annual meeting Thursday …


A previous version of this story erroneously said the project may create an estimated $600 million in annual payroll and $120 million in state and local taxes. The $600 million payroll and $120 million in taxes are estimated over the life of the project.

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