Resource-Environment-Mining

Back 40 Mine
Links 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 in Wisconsin and Around the World http://www.wrpc.net/links/

Resource-Environment

Environment - PFAS
Foam found on the banks of Starkweather Creek showed high concentrations of a contaminant called PFAS Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

PFAS Contamination Links to information regarding Wiscosnin PFAS contamination sites

https://brown.wiscdems.com/2019/12/23/resource-environment-pfas/

Mining
Issues regarding mining and impact on the environment

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

PFAS found in drinking water

Trump Removes Pollution Controls on Streams and Wetlands – The New York Times

Trump’s Latest Attack on the Environment May Be His Most Alarming Yet