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01. Many lumber [mills] in our state have closed over the last few years as trees become more scarce.
02. The river has been polluted by the paper [mill], and now there are no salmon left.
03. The lumber [mill] closed down because there simply aren't enough trees left in the area to cut down.
04. He worked for years in the steel [mills], and lost his hearing due to the noise there.
05. After gathering the grain, the farmer took it to the [mill] to be ground into flour.
06. The main industry in the town was the pulp and paper [mill], and when it shut down, there was nothing left to keep the people there.
07. Lornalee worked in the textile [mill] for a few years before deciding to go back to school.
08. There is an Irish proverb which reminds us that the slow horse still reaches the [mill].
09. Modern [mills] worldwide produce a third of a billion tons of paper every year.
10. Over sixty people have lost their jobs with the closing of the town's lumber [mill].
11. He lost his arm in an accident at the [mill], and has been off work since.
12. A bunch of the guys down at the [mill] are talking about unionizing so that we can get better job security.
13. The islands of Fiji have three large [mills] to process sugarcane into sugar.
14. The farmer took his wheat to the [mill] to be ground into flour.
15. Since 1997, 13,000 forest workers have lost their jobs, and 27 [mills] have shut down in British Columbia.

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