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Planning commission says 'no' to extending mining ban

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The Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission voted not to extend the county's mining moratorium at a meeting Monday night. All that remains is final approval by County Board for the moratorium to automatically expire Sept. 6.

The unanimous recommendation came after a nearly two hour public hearing in the Jury Assembly room of the Justice Center, and echoed the recommendation made July 8 by the county's Mining Study Committee.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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