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Iron Range officials upset with Magnetation threat


DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Iron Range officials are upset with threats by Magnetation Inc. to build a $300 million iron ore processing plant in another state to get around Minnesota's tough mercury pollution rules.

The Duluth News Tribune reports Magnetation ( is considering sites in Superior, Wis., Indiana and Illinois as an alternative to Minnesota's Itasca County for a plant that will employ about 150 people.

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