Proposal Submitted for Lab at Homestake
July 2001 by Associated PressRapid City, S.D. (AP)—Scientists and a team of South Dakotans have submitted a $281 million, five-year plan to turn Homestake Mine in Lead into the world’s largest underground laboratory.
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