sulfide mining in minnesota friends of the boundary waters

sulfide mining in minnesota friends of the boundary waters

Boundary Waters (BWCA) Sulfide Mining

2021-5-7  This type of mining is so toxic that there has never been a sulfide mine that has not contaminated surrounding water sources. It’s all but guaranteed that acid mine drainage from these mines will contaminate the Boundary Waters and cause irreparable damage to northern Minnesota. We must stop this environmental catastrophe before it happens.

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Friends of the Boundary Waters (BWCA)

2021-4-29  Since 1976, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness has been the voice for clean water, wilderness, and people. Get Involved. Leading the fight to protect the BWCA from copper-sulfide mining. Proposed copper-sulfide mines risk contaminating some of the cleanest water on earth and permanently polluting the Boundary Waters.

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Polymet Mining In The Boundary Waters (BWCA)

2021-4-29  Threatening Lake Superior and thousands of people who live downstream, the PolyMet copper-sulfide mine is a snowplow that would clear the way for future copper-sulfide mining near the Boundary Waters and in Minnesota. Approximately 12 miles south of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is the site of the proposed PolyMet mine.

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sulfide mining in minnesota friends of the boundary

Boundary Waters Canoe Area at Risk Do It Green! Minnesota. Feb 28, 2018Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness The canoe country of northern Minnesota metal-laden drainage from sulfide mining-is Boundary Waters Canoe Area

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Wild Rice and Clean Water — Friends of the Boundary

2020-8-11  In the fight to keep copper-sulfide mining from gaining a foothold in Minnesota and polluting one of the most stunning tracts of wilderness in the United States, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness has been privileged to partner with many organizations and communities, including the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Their traditional hunting, fishing and ricing grounds along the St. Louis River are directly downstream of PolyMet’s proposed copper-sulfide

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Defending the Boundary Waters from sulfide mine

2021-3-28  Defending the Boundary Waters from sulfide mine pollution ... and eventually sprang to life as Twin Metals Minnesota. In 2010, Canadian junior mining company Duluth Metals announced a joint venture with Chilean mining giant Antofagasta. ... Challenges to a third extension of the 1966 leases brought by the Friends of the Boundary Waters ...

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Save the Boundary Waters Environment Minnesota

2021-5-5  But mining companies like Twin Metals are trying to conduct toxic sulfide mining right next to the Boundary Waters. Sulfide mines cause acid mine drainage, which could leach into the Boundary Waters watershed, threatening these pristine waters with sulfuric acid, heavy metals, increased mercury levels and other toxic pollution.

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Protect the Boundary Waters Environment Minnesota

2020-10-14  According to a 2020 poll conducted by Anzalone Liszt Grove, nearly 70% of registered voters in Minnesota want permanent protections from sulfide-ore copper mining for the Boundary Waters. This wild and special place deserves permanent protection from short term extractive interests that will ravage the land and pollute the water for the profit ...

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Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness - Home

Copper-sulfide mining is the greatest danger to Minnesota’s clean water in decades. Before a copper-sulfide mine in Minnesota could be permitted, the Prove It First Law would require independent scientific proof that a copper-sulfide mine

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A proposed mine threatens Minnesota's Boundary

2020-10-5  The latest example is a mining project that could affect the most heavily visited wilderness area in the United States: the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, which stretches over a million...

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Sulfide Mining Overview - Save Our Sky Blue Waters

2010-1-5  Sulfide Mining Overview Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness By CHRISTINE PAULU College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana EMILY BABCOCK William Mitchell College of Law, Minnesota Introduction Despite covering only 0.02 percent of the U.S. land area, metal mining operations result in

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sulfide mining in minnesota friends of the boundary

Boundary Waters Canoe Area at Risk Do It Green! Minnesota. Feb 28, 2018Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness The canoe country of northern Minnesota metal-laden drainage from sulfide mining-is Boundary Waters Canoe Area

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Friends Of The Boundary Waters Wilderness GiveMN

Sulfide mining is an existential danger to the Boundary Waters and we are on the front lines in the fight against this highly toxic industry. No Boundaries to the Boundary Waters. As public lands, the Boundary Waters is open to everyone to use and enjoy. There should be no barriers to those who wish to experience the best of the north woods.

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Sulfide Mining Near the Boundary Waters by Booth M ...

2016-11-6  Sulfide Mining Near the Boundary Waters . Sulfide mining turns nearby water acidic and kills wildlife by creating sulfuric acid. ... My name is Booth McGowan, and I am a sophomore from Minnesota. Minnesota is a wonderful state with numerous natural wonders and peaceful places. One of our most famous is the Boundary Waters, 1,090,000 acres of ...

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Sulfide Mining Near the Boundary Waters

Mining inside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is not allowed. However, several mining companies would like to build mines very close to the wilderness. This type of mining is called sulfide mining, or strategic metals mining. One of the proposed mines, called Twin Metals, would be about 3 miles from the wilderness border. It is in the ...

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Save the Boundary Waters Environment Minnesota

2021-5-5  Mining companies are pushing to conduct a toxic new form of mining, called sulfide mining, right next to the Boundary Waters. Runoff from sulfide mining can create toxic sulfuric acid and cause mercury contamination—both of which could flow into the Boundary Waters and pollute this precious area. We need President Obama to make sure we don't risk this natural treasure by allowing

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A proposed mine threatens Minnesota's Boundary

2020-10-5  The Boundary Waters first received protection as a roadless wilderness area in 1926 at the recommendation of the Forest Service’s first landscape architect, Arthur Carhart. “There is one ...

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Mining for Answers in the Boundary Waters

2019-12-2  Editor’s note: In publishing this article, the Co-op Journal aims to educate readers about the ongoing dialogue around Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Since 2017, REI has advocated for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness by joining the Boundary Water Business Coalition and by donating $18,500 to local nonprofit entities including Friends of the Boundary Waters ...

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Counterpoint: We need a 'Prove It First' law for mining

2020-12-20  Opinion editor's note: The following article was submitted by Chris Knopf, executive director of Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, and several members or members-elect of the Minnesota ...

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Lawsuit targets toxic copper mine threatening

2020-5-6  Today’s suit says the Department of the Interior violated the National Environmental Protection Act when it renewed two federal mineral leases for Twin Metals Minnesota, a Chilean-owned mining company. “Putting a copper sulfide mine upstream from the Boundary Waters is a horrifying proposal that’s already been rejected by the Forest ...

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Sulfide Mining Overview - Save Our Sky Blue Waters

2010-1-5  Sulfide Mining Overview Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness By CHRISTINE PAULU College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana EMILY BABCOCK William Mitchell College of Law, Minnesota Introduction Despite covering only 0.02 percent of the U.S. land area, metal mining operations result in

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sulfide mining in minnesota friends of the boundary

Boundary Waters Canoe Area at Risk Do It Green! Minnesota. Feb 28, 2018Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness The canoe country of northern Minnesota metal-laden drainage from sulfide mining-is Boundary Waters Canoe Area

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Friends Of The Boundary Waters Wilderness GiveMN

Sulfide mining is an existential danger to the Boundary Waters and we are on the front lines in the fight against this highly toxic industry. No Boundaries to the Boundary Waters. As public lands, the Boundary Waters is open to everyone to use and enjoy. There should be no barriers to those who wish to experience the best of the north woods.

Read More
Sulfide Mining Near the Boundary Waters by Booth M ...

2016-11-6  Sulfide Mining Near the Boundary Waters . Sulfide mining turns nearby water acidic and kills wildlife by creating sulfuric acid. ... My name is Booth McGowan, and I am a sophomore from Minnesota. Minnesota is a wonderful state with numerous natural wonders and peaceful places. One of our most famous is the Boundary Waters, 1,090,000 acres of ...

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Save the Boundary Waters

2021-5-8  The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is threatened by sulfide-ore copper mining. The Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters is leading the effort to ensure permanent protection for the Boundary Waters Wilderness, America's most visited Wilderness and Minnesota 's crown jewel, from proposed sulfide-ore copper mining. TAKE ACTION NOW

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Sulfide Mining Near the Boundary Waters

Mining inside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is not allowed. However, several mining companies would like to build mines very close to the wilderness. This type of mining is called sulfide mining, or strategic metals mining. One of the proposed mines, called Twin Metals, would be about 3 miles from the wilderness border. It is in the ...

Read More
Save the Boundary Waters Environment Minnesota

2021-5-5  Mining companies are pushing to conduct a toxic new form of mining, called sulfide mining, right next to the Boundary Waters. Runoff from sulfide mining can create toxic sulfuric acid and cause mercury contamination—both of which could flow into the Boundary Waters and pollute this precious area. We need President Obama to make sure we don't risk this natural treasure by allowing

Read More
Mining for Answers in the Boundary Waters

2019-12-2  Editor’s note: In publishing this article, the Co-op Journal aims to educate readers about the ongoing dialogue around Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Since 2017, REI has advocated for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness by joining the Boundary Water Business Coalition and by donating $18,500 to local nonprofit entities including Friends of the Boundary Waters ...

Read More
Protect the Boundary Waters Environment Minnesota

2020-10-14  According to a 2020 poll conducted by Anzalone Liszt Grove, nearly 70% of registered voters in Minnesota want permanent protections from sulfide-ore copper mining for the Boundary Waters. This wild and special place deserves permanent protection from short term extractive interests that will ravage the land and pollute the water for the profit ...

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Study of copper-nickel mining's effect on Boundary

2019-12-17  “This confirms the copper-sulfide mining industry, and their allies in the Trump administration and Congress, have a decidedly anti-science agenda," Chris Knopf, executive director of Friends

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