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In Favor of Mining

Have you let the powers that be know your position on mining near the Boundary Waters?  There’s still time to let the DNR know how you feel about the proposal. According to the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy the proposal

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Mining and the BWCA News

FOREST SERVICE MOVING FORWARD WITH ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS FOR PROPOSED MINERAL WITHDRAWAL ON SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST DULUTH, MN  (January 26, 2018) – After receiving more than 90,000 comments during a 210-day public scoping period, the United States Department of Agriculture Forest

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BWCA Mining Opinion

I know you’re not supposed to believe everything you read but if only a small part of the information in the article is true… Are Minnesota’s public lands up for sale? Jason Zabokrtsky, Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters Published 8:00

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DNR Approves PolyMet Mine Plan

The Minnesota DNR approved the final environmental review for PolyMet Mine in Northern Minnesota. I find it incredulous the DNR believes PolyMet will do no harm to the environment. The DNR is supposed to protect our natural resources but they

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Save the BWCA Video

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Mining Near the BWCA

A recent email from Mining Truth had the following to say about the proposed mine. I’d like to know the truth. For years, PolyMet has claimed their proposed sulfide mine could never pollute the Boundary Waters. But the U.S. Geological

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Mining Mess in Minnesota?

It would be a shame if an environmental disaster happened in Minnesota because of mining. It certainly made a huge mess in Canada. Mining Truth thinks it could happen in Minnesota if mines are allowed to be opened here and

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Minnesota Paddlers Make it to DC!

Congratulations to Dave and Amy Freeman who completed their journey to DC to protect the Boundary Waters from mining. That’s what I call dedicated to an issue- 101 days and 2000 miles. Minnesotans steer canoe and BWCA petition 2,000 miles

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Sign the Canoe to Save the BWCA

I’m not sure how many of you are aware of the journey Dave and Amy Freeman are currently on. The couple started paddling in Ely, Minnesota back in August and are on their way to Washington, DC. The purpose of

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What Will Happen with Mining in Minnesota?

There is still a lot of talk and grumble about mining in Minnesota. It’s not surprising since it’s being proposed so close to the Boundary Waters.  I certainly don’t want it to affect the water quality of our wilderness area

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