articles tagged "taconite"

July 17th – The Penokee Mine: The Science Behind Pollution

Saturday, 26 July 2014 | Science
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Dustin Zarnikow talks about pollution issues inherent in mining for taconite in Wisconsin’s Penokee Range with Environmental Specialist for the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Department of Natural Resources Cyrus Hester, Lawrence University Geologist Marcia Bjornerud, and Lakeland College Geologist Tom Fitz. more »

Monday, April 7th — Madison Action for Mining Alternatives (MAMA)

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 | Access Hour

MAMA says…Members of Madison Action for Mining Alternatives (MAMA) discuss indigenous treaty rights, Governor Walker’s pro-mining laws, and what it all means for the environment and the people of Wisconsin. There will be time to call in with questions and comments from listeners, as well as information shared about what YOU can do to stop GTac from putting in the world’s largest taconite iron mine in the Penokee HIlls of northern Wisconsin. Earth Day 2014 is coming up — so this is a perfect way to get ready to celebrate our planet and work to save it from bought off politicians and corporate greed! more »

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