MONTROSE, Ia. (WGEM) - An archaeologist says Native American artifacts have been found on the southeastern Iowa farmland where an Egyptian company hopes to build a billion dollar fertilizer plant.
Pottery and stone tools around 1,000 years old have been found in clusters on the site near Wever.
The archaeologist says a consultant is studying whether any of those areas may qualify for federal protection.
If they do, he says Orascom would be required to pay for a "full-blown excavation" before construction continues.
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