Monthly Archives: November 2011

Final Appellate Decision on the Eagle Project

Final Appellate Decision 11-23-11 Judge Manderfield affirmed the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s decision to issue a permit for the Eagle sulfide mining project in the Upper Peninsula. ¬†Prior to this decision, Rio Tinto started blasting and drilling a portal … Continue reading

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Miskwaabik and Biiwaabik, or Manoomin and Niibi?

Copper and Iron or Wild Rice and Water? *Reprinted from a publication by Honor the Earth. New mining projects threaten the water, land, wild rice and people of the Great Lakes.¬† Over the past three hundred years, people have spoken … Continue reading

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