Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Mining Opportunities Raise Broad Issues In Wisconsin

New open pit mines may open in Northern Wisconsin. Note at the end of the Journal Sentinel story a company representative reassuringly pledges that all environmental regulations will be followed. But remember that Scott Walker is killing wind turbine, phosphorus-dumping and wetland-protections, and taking command of more rule-making, so that pledge may be empty.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Don't the Chippewas have a card they can throw on the table to stop this?