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Mining companies have promised to “do things right this time.” Tommyknocker says, “Prove it First”

It’s been posited in print, online and from many a barstool that we all support mining, at least if we drive a car, ride a bicycle, use electricity, computer, phone or even an axe. Logically, by living in a house, owning furniture or heating with wood, we support the logging industry. Continuing down this inclusive […]

A Wilderness Worth Preserving

Regulators need to protect our valuable water.

The Cracks in the Copper mining Sales Pitch…becoming clearer.

Watch the VIDEO Then comment on what CRACKS you see in the Copper Mining Sales pitch. I have a feeling we’ve just barely scratched the surface here.

The slides that Paul Danicic presented during his presentation to the […]

Congressional commission in Chile blames mine owners for rockfall which trapped 33 men underground for 69 days last year

Chile Congress blames San Jose mine owners for collapse San Jose mine at night The miners spent 69 days underground after last year’s accident Continue reading the main story Related Stories

* Reflections on 2010: Chile mine rescue * Chile mine agrees to sell assets * Miners clock off 69-day shift from hell

A […]

Must see VIDEO about the current situation with Cu Ni Hazardous Chemical Processing in MN Feb. 2011

If you are aware of the Cu NI Hazardous Chemical Processing that too many MN Politicians are attempting to ramrod down the throats of MN citizens you know of Bob Tammen. Bob is a soft spoken, well spoken, older gentleman (my age) with more mining experience than 99% of the Politicians we’re having to inform. […]

Corporate Heavy-handedness by Kennecott in Copper Sulfide Rock Mining

Dear friends,

I don’t do this very often, but this is a call to rally the troops.

As you likely know, folks in Michigan’s far North in the Upper Peninsula have been battling Kennecott for nearly five years now. Kennecott/Rio Tinto proposes to blast a portal to its new metallic sulfide mine through a sacred […]

Good News for all Minnesotans and BWCAW visitors and supporters – Cash Assurances

It was announced today that Duluth Metals, the company wanting to mine 6000 ft. below birch lake on the edge of the Boundary Waters has signed an agreement with a Chilean company called Antofagasta. This is great news for all Minnesotans and BWCAW visitors and supporters. With this announcement comes financial commitments from Antofagasta:

Proper […]

Comments on Polymet DEIS by Native Americans address Critical Issues

Issues raised by Native Americans in their “POLYMET DEIS –Tribal Cooperating Agencies Alternative Findings and Perspectives” should be seioursly heeded by the DNR and regulatory agencies. This is a through analysis of the DEIS and will be ignored or maginalized by “the powers that be” at the peril of all peoples of Minnesota. We are […]