Tag Archives: Lake Superior

Press Release on sulfides in area of the proposed Penokee iron mine

This post has been updated with an addendum FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Summary¬† The mining of sulfide minerals poses well known and severe environmental hazards, including the release of sulfuric acid and other toxic materials. By contrast, iron oxides are chemically inert and non-toxic. One of the main arguments used to justify iron mining in the […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

Tune into the Penokee Hills Channel and Listen to the Voices

January 31, 2012 by Barbara With The Penokee Mountains in northwest Wisconsin are perhaps the only mountains that now have their own youtube channel, thanks to videographer Danielle Taylor and local activist Pete Ramussen. Listen to the voices of northwestern Wisconsin explain why there will never be mining here. End of that story, but the […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →