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Crumbling Comstock mill targeted for tear-down

RENO (AP) - A crumbling concrete colossus alternately described as a hazard and as a historic resource in need of protection is once again being targeted for tear-down by the federal government.

Demolition of the eight structures that make up the United Comstock Merger Mill at Storey County's American Flat, at an estimated cost of $4 million, is proposed in a new environmental study released by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management as discussion over the site's future ramps up.

Others options include leaving the graffiti-covered complex as is, saving the buildings but controlling access with full-time security, or tearing …

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