Rock samples from a proposed iron ore mine in Ashland and Iron counties should be made public so citizens and lawmakers can judge the potential harm that waste rock could have on local waters, Bad River Tribal Chairman Mike Wiggins Jr. said Tuesday.
I don’t understand it, maybe someone can explain it to me.
A mine; they dig up the ground to find the ore….Uhmmm, I guess that means it’s already in the ground.
NOW, they dig it up and put it on top of the ground and it becomes a pollutant.
What am I missing here?
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