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December 23, 2013 1:52 PM

Mining giant Rio Tinto may pull out of Pebble Mine in Alaska

Global mining giant Rio Tinto said Monday it is considering dumping its stake in Alaska’s Pebble Mine, a huge open pit mine planned for the best remaining wild salmon stronghold on Earth.

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