Quarry proposal opens mining debate on the edge of Minnesota's western boundary waters
Western Minnesota has its own version of the mining debate taking shape on the edge of the Boundary Waters. Can we allow mining and still protect what remains of a unique and endangered natural environment?
This debate is taking place on the edge of the Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge between Ortonville and Odessa. Strata Corporation of Grand Forks, N.D., is proposing to develop a 104-acre quarry on scenic rock outcrops.
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