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Mining Legislation Will Threaten Wisconsin’s Public Health and Environment

Jan 16, 2013

The proposed open pit mine would be in one of the most pristine watersheds in the world thanks to conservation work of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa who have lived there for hundreds of years. This would be the biggest iron mine in the country; one would think a project of that scale would receive the highest standard of scientific review with full opportunities for citizens to participation as opposed to a warmed-up version of the G-Tac wish list from last session.

Submit your water quality reports to the DNR before March 1, 2013

Jan 04, 2013

If you have collected water quality samples for your favorite rivers, streams or lakes, the DNR asks you to submit it for consideration in their evaluation of the state's waters. Click on "read full story" to link to the DNR's website.