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A copper smelting plant is coming to Augusta. A local group is warning of the negative environmental impact

Construction of a new copper-smelting and metals recycling plant not far from North Augusta is supposed to begin later this year, but its potential to emit a large number of pollutants in an area already given poor marks for air quality has prompted sharp criticism from a local environmental watchdog.

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