Help us save the Menominee River!

Aquila Resources Inc., a Canadian mining company, wants to develop a metallic sulfide mine on Michigan’s shoreline of the Menominee River.  The edge of the open pit/underground mine would be within 100 feet of the river.  This poses numerous risks to the river, Lake Michigan, and the surrounding environment. I’m working with Kathleen Heideman at the Upper Peninsula Environment Coalition (UPEC) (www.upenvironment.org) and Ron Henriksen of the Front 40 Group (www.menomineeriver.com) to raise funds to pay for a technical review of the mining company’s Wetland Permit application. We are planning on having an technical review of the mining company’s Wetlands…