Resource-Environment-PFAS

Environment - PFAS

Environment PFAS Foam found on the banks of Starkweather Creek showed high concentrations of a contaminant called PFAS (photo by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources) PFAS are considered ‘Forever Chemicals” which are being discovered in many parts of Wisconsin including Marinette, Rhinelander and Madison.  Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a large group of human-made … Read more Resource-Environment-PFAS

Resource-Environment-Mining

Mining

Back 40 MineLinks to activist organizations Facebook sites Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River http://jointherivercoalition.org/ https://www.facebook.com/jointherivercoalition/ Citizens Against the Back Forty Mine https://www.facebook.com/nobackfortymine/ Menominee Indian Tribe No Back 40 Mine https://www.facebook.com/NoBack40Mine/ Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition – Mining Action Group http://savethewildup.org/ The Front 40 http://menomineeriver.com/how-can-i-help/about-the-front-40/ Wisconsin Resources Protection Council – Links to Organizations Opposing Sulfide Mining … Read more Resource-Environment-Mining

Resource-Environment

Environment

PFAS Contamination Links to information regarding Wiscosnin PFAS contamination sites https://brown.wiscdems.com/2019/12/23/resource-environment-pfas/ Link to information about the Back 40 Mine proposed on the Menominee River: https://brown.wiscdems.com/2019/12/23/resource-environment-mining/ Other reading resources: 95 Environmental Rules Being Rolled Back Under Trump https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/climate/trump-environment-rollbacks.html   PFAS found in drinking water https://apple.news/AWwBVDPcwST6bZ2sQ6uf_9w Trump Removes Pollution Controls on Streams and Wetlands – The New … Read more Resource-Environment