Enlightened public opinion ultimately set things right in the Reserve Mining case. Following US. District Judge Miles Lord’s order of April 20, 1974 to cease all taconite tailings discharge to Lake Superior, it took much additional effort by the State of Minnesota, intervening environmental groups and the US. Government to stop the 25-year dumping of hundreds of millions of tons of tailings into the world’s fresh- water treasure. It finally happened in the spring of 1980
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