Congressmen Go Underground For Hearing On Mining Engineers

December 14, 2015

Members of Congress ventured deep into a Colorado mountain to argue for federal dollars to train badly needed mining engineers.

A House subcommittee held a hearing Monday in a rough-walled chamber about 1,000 feet inside the Edgar Mine west of Denver. The mine once produced silver and gold and now helps college students learn engineering techniques.

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