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October 14, 2019

Mining firm wants halt to tribe's suit

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Canadian company hoping to mine for gold in central Idaho is asking that a lawsuit filed by the Nez Perce Tribe wanting the site cleaned up be put on hold.

British Columbia-based Midas Gold on Wednesday says in court documents that its plan for the area about 40 miles east of McCall, where it has never mined, will clean up pollution from past mining companies if it's allowed to proceed.

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