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Hardrock Mining–Baggage in Hand–Arrives in the Great Lakes

5/29/2012 // By Tony Turrini

Fueled by high metals prices, the nation’s hardrock mining boom has swept into the Great Lakes.  In a region with almost no history of hardrock or “sulfide” mining, there is now extensive exploration, a score of proposed developments, and one […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – May 11, 2012

5/11/2012 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Great Lakes Remain Vulnerable to New Wave of Dangerous Mining, According to New Report May 10 – Gaps, inconsistencies […] Read more >

NWF Appeals Court Approval of Controversial Mine

12/12/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

National Wildlife Federation and other conservation groups are appealing a Michigan court ruling that allowed a controversial metallic sulfide mine to be drilled below one of the Midwest’s finest trout streams. Opponents claim the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality should […] Read more >