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Mining Status Fears

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 11:06am 5th November 2012.

It is being claimed Cornwall could be stripped of its mining world heritage status if South Crofty is reopened.

The UN organisation in charge says nobody told it about the plans.

Now officials have just months to persuade UNESCO there will not be an impact.

The mine's owners think it could be packed with 1.5 billion pounds worth of tin.

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