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May 17, 2014 8:22 PM

Preserving Cook’s Mountain won’t offset affect of Lancaster County gold mine, say environmentalists

Saving Cook’s Mountain and Goodwill Plantation on the Wateree River isn’t nearly enough to offset the scars the proposed Romarco Minerals gold mine would inflict on the landscape of Lancaster County, between Columbia and Charlotte, according to a May 9 letter from the Southern Environmental Law Center to federal regulators.

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