Can trees grow on mine waste rock piles?

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Can trees grow on mine waste rock piles?

Researchers hope project stabilizes hillside and improves water quality
Gretchen Fitzgerald, a forester with the U.S. Forest Service, said if successful, a project to plant trees and other vegetation on a mine waste rock pile could have beneficial effects on water quality and set a precedent for the future restoration of toxic areas.

Can trees grow on mine waste rock piles?

Gretchen Fitzgerald, a forester with the U.S. Forest Service, said if successful, a project to plant trees and other vegetation on a mine waste rock pile could have beneficial effects on water quality and set a precedent for the future restoration of toxic areas.
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