Cargill: New mine shaft or operations cease in Tompkins County

To help offset the $32 million expense, Cargill is requesting a one-time sales tax abatement on the purchase of equipment needed for the project. Cargill's message to the county – 'if we don't get a new mine shaft in place, we will be forced to shut down'. That's the gist of an application the company submitted to the Tompkins County Industrial Development Authority last week….

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