Fond du Lac Band members tell Senator Al Franken that they Oppose the PolyMet Sulfide Mine and Seek to Protect Water and Wild Rice

On August 22, members of the Fond du Lac Band met with Sen. Al Franken and asked him to protect water and wild rice from sulfide mining and to oppose the PolyMet sulfide mine.

 


Featured Video - Minnesota Doctors Urge Assessment of Sulfide Mining Health Impacts

 

 

Dr. Emily Onello from the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians gives testimony at the October 19, 2016 meeting of the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board urging them to include human Health Impact Assessments in the state's environmental review process for proposed sulfide mining projects.

 


 

Fight Against Extreme Extraction: Letter From Congressman Keith Ellison

 

 

Minneapolis City Council Member, Alondra Cano, reads U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison's letter of support to the crowd of the June 29, 2016 Extreme Extraction event. 

 


 

100% Failure: Sulfide Mining Not Worth the Risk 

 

 

WaterLegacy Advocacy Director and Counsel, Paula Maccabee, talks about the abysmal record of sulfide mining in water-rich environments to the crowd at a June 29, 2016 event about Extreme Extraction in Minnesota.

 


 

What is "Sulfide Mining"?

 

 

The mining industry hates the term, but Paula Maccabee explains why "sulfide mine" is a much more appropriate way to describe PolyMet's proposed project than "copper-nickel mine".

 


 

Minnesota Psychiatrist: Costs of Sulfide Mining Pollution are "Dangerously High"

 

 

Dr. Margaret Saracino, a child psychiatrist from Duluth, gives testimony to the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board on October 19, 2016. Dr. Saracino details the many dangers that mercury pollution from proposed sulfide mining projects like PolyMet would pose to the developing brains of children and infants. 

 


 

PolyMet: A Legacy of Pollution

 

 

Will PolyMet be able to capture and treat pollution at their proposed NE Minnesota sulfide mine as effectively as they claim? Geology, history, logic and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency studies say "NO".

 


 

WaterLegacy: Protecting Clean Water 

 

 

Learn more about WaterLegacy and our to protect Minnesota water resources from sulfide mining pollution in this video produced with help from The Headwaters Foundation for Justice.

 


 

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