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Reclaiming Ravaged Land

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Surface mining can create severe erosion and environmental problems. With five mining companies extracting feldspar and mica from the mountainous soil, Mitchell County sought assistance from soil conservationists to address spreading erosion and land damage. Land restoration efforts are underway and incorporating scientific techniques and materials to return the topography to a natural balance.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Jan 1977, p16-17, il, por