January 1, 2023
St Louis River: A Superior waterway
St Louis River Superior Waterway The call of the wild may be no stronger anywhere in the lower 48 than the headwaters of the St. Louis River. Beginning in the Laurentian Uplands, where small streams divide in three directions toward Hudson Bay, Lake Superior, and the Mississippi River, it’s a land of timber wolves, moose, […]

April 7, 2021
Fond du Lac Band court victory helps all Minnesotans concerned with clean water
The PolyMet ruling forces EPA, MPCA to do their jobs The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa won a big court victory in February in its ongoing effort to stop multinational corporate giant Glencore from building the PolyMet copper mine upstream from its reservation. The Band has significant and legitimate concerns that the…

April 17, 2020
A Tale of Two Mine Plans
Expansion plans like these are nothing new to the industry. In fact, they are commonplace, and after-the-fact mine expansions are one of the root causes of mining disasters.

Threatened Waters

The Threats
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