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Bangor Daily News
Matthew Stone

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has chosen a Michigan firm to help the agency carry out the first major rewrite of the state’s metallic mining regulations in two decades.

The DEP announced Monday it has chosen the North Jackson Company, based in Marquette, Mich., for the $175,000 job. S.W. Cole Engineering — which is based in Maine and has offices in Augusta, Bangor, Caribou and Gray — will work with North Jackson as a local subcontractor.