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Up North with Jason Turnbull

Connecting and reflecting Northern Ontario with a mix of stories and music. Up North weekdays from 4:00 to 6:00 PM ET.

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Researchers with a Sudbury-based biomining project say processing mining waste with microbes can benefit both the environment and the mining industry's bottom line

Aug 2, 2017

There's money to be made from those ugly tailings ponds in northern Ontario that are leftovers from the mining process. But there's also a huge burden to ensure those tailings ponds are stablized, so they don't leach toxic chemicals into the environment.

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