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Monday, August 15th, 2011
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

A private consultant hired by the state began overseeing the extraction of sediment core samples from Grand Lake today. The state wants to have the samples analyzed to determine the sediment's makeup and if it has any value.

Related online story:
GRAND LAKE - Interest in mining Grand Lake's sediment is growing.
The state this morning began extracting 60 lake sediment samples to determine if there is a market for the sand and nutrient-rich mud. [More]
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