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Red Cliff: Barrels from Lake Superior contain explosives

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DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa says military waste barrels retrieved from Lake Superior contain active explosives.

The Red Cliff issued a preliminary report on the its effort to locate, raise and test the contents of the barrels that were dumped in the lake a half-century ago. The band's contractor, EMR of Duluth, located and extracted 25 barrels. The Red Cliff say the active explosives do not pose human health or environmental concerns.

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