Contact: Marcia Goodrich
Michigan Technological University
Caption: Nothing grows on the stamp sands near Gay, Mich., which are remnants from the processing of ore in Michigan's Copper Country. A new study at Michigan Technological University could yield new ways to remediate this polluted mine waste.
Credit: Ramakrishna Wusirika
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