More news on Northmet …

Bear Head State Park (near the proposed NorthMet Project)
Bear Head State Park (near the proposed NorthMet Project)

For information on the permit process (from the DNR)

and on financial assurance and preparations the DNR is making for the environmental battle ahead .

Permit processing will begin shortly.  One of the permits that will be needed allows for taking of endangered species.  There are timber wolves, Canadian Lynx, moose, many waterfowl and other important species that make this area their home …. not to mention the water.

 

aquifers surrounding the Babbitt area where Poymet wants to build a copper mine
aquifers surrounding the Babbitt area where Poymet wants to build a copper mine.

 

What will happen to fishing through loss of diversity and pollution of groundwater?
What will happen to fishing through loss of diversity and pollution of groundwater?

 

How many wilderness-related jobs and experiences will be lost?
How many wilderness-related jobs and experiences will be lost?
Moose in the Arrowhead ... already affected by global warming
Moose in the Arrowhead … already affected by global warming
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Author: Anita Suzanne Dedman-Tillemans

For love of wilderness.