“We need these minerals.” A mining supporter repeated the industry mantra yet again. No matter that our waters are more important and more valuable than those minerals.
Dry stacking of mine waste is not a panacea. Look at the other mines that employ it and see how successful they are at protecting the environment.
The area encompassing the Duluth Complex is both a life source and a buffer for the waters of northeastern Minnesota, and beyond.
No one promoting sulfide mining in Minnesota can say they are pro-clean water, not when the reality of sulfide mining is perpetual water pollution.
A mining company can have a permit, violate standards, and still be in compliance with its permit.
Set the politics aside and do the science. Protect Minnesota’s children from toxic mercury poisoning.
Will we protect our water, and in so doing protect our health? Protect our children?
Financial assurance, reverse osmosis and compromise have been promoted as viable ways to protect Lake Superior and the BWCA.
Before we conclude that there is nothing we can do to halt the “precipitous” decline of Minnesota’s moose, we need to find out just what is killing them.
On Wednesday, Jan. 16, the Wild Rice Advisory Committee will meet in Duluth at the MPCA regional office to narrow down the definition of “water used for production of wild rice.”
What was on the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River, across from Stillwater, that was driving the so-called need for a mega-bridge? Frac sand.
We cannot plead ignorance, or use the semi-truth of “it was another era,” to excuse mining-industry practices that cause pollution.
PolyMet VP Bradley Moore may be a nice guy, but he also showed himself recently to be a skillful evader.
ELY, Minn. — Minnesota legislators were eager to enact legislation to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) this past legislative session. On May 27, Gov.