mining

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Governor Rick Snyder has signed a tax overhaul that he says will encourage more mining in northern Michigan. 

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A company that wants to open a mine in the Upper Peninsula has cleared its first hurdle with state regulators. Orvana Resources hopes to start operations in 2014. 

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In a new study, the U.S. Geological Survey shows an increasing correlation between Midwest energy drilling and earthquakes.