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Major Peat Mining Efforts Hinge on Approval of Water Plans

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Water management plans being developed by the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission will be used to evaluate management plans of proposed peat mining operations in North Carolina. Concern over the environmental effects of peat mining relates to such impacts as increased freshwater runoff from the mining sites to saline fish nursery areas and increased pollution.