Monday, January 11, 2016

New MI mine in UP could harm nearby WI waters, tribal lands

An open-pit metals mine close to the Menominee River just inside the Michigan side of the Upper Peninsula's border with Wisconsin could have a major impact on Menominee tribal lands, Wisconsin water quality and ongoing efforts to use the Menominee River to boost the sturgeon population in Lake Michigan, according to solid reporting by the Journal Sentinel's Lee Bergquist.