Giant Mine site cleanup start still two years out

by Sidney Cohen - September 28, 2018

The most conspicuous relic of Giant Mine was useless for most of the mine’s roughly 50-year lifespan. That massive structure with rust- and sallow-tinted silos that looms above the cliffs over Back Bay was a tailings reprocessing plant, says Natalie Plato, deputy director of the Giant Mine Remediation Project. It was also an engineering “failure.”…

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