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Province renews Donkin Mine approval despite long history of safety violations

The provincial government has renewed the industrial approval for the Donkin Mine in Cape Breton. The renewal allows the mine to continue operating until Dec. 31, 2029. Kameron Coal Management Limited reopened the historic Donkin Mine on February 27, 2017. Kameron is a subsidiary of The Cline Group, controlled by American billionaire Chris Cline. In December…

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