Chauncey Moran (R), vice chairman of the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve conservation group, stands with resident Jan Zender, at the site where mining company Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company proposes mining for nickel, in Big Bay October 13, 2009. Opponents argue that the project would violate an area that is considered sacred by a local American Indian tribe and could send chemical pollution into Lake Superior, one of the Great Lakes that straddle the U.S.-Canadian border. The company defends its plans, which it says call for $350 million in spending and creating more than 200 jobs. To match f

Chauncey Moran (R), vice chairman of the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve conservation group, stands with resident Jan Zender, at the site where mining company Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company proposes mining for nickel, in Big Bay October 13, 2009. Opponents argue that the project would violate an area that is considered sacred by a local American Indian tribe and could send chemical pollution into Lake Superior, one of the Great Lakes that straddle the U.S.-Canadian border. The company defends its plans, which it says call for $350 million in spending and creating more than 200 jobs. To match f Stock Photo
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26 November 2009

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Chauncey Moran (R), vice chairman of the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve conservation group, stands with resident Jan Zender, at the site where mining company Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company proposes mining for nickel, in Big Bay October 13, 2009. Opponents argue that the project would violate an area that is considered sacred by a local American Indian tribe and could send chemical pollution into Lake Superior, one of the Great Lakes that straddle the U.S.-Canadian border. The company defends its plans, which it says call for $350 million in spending and creating more than 200 jobs. To match feature USA-ECONOMY/MINING REUTERS/Nick Carey (UNITED STATES ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS)

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