Friday, December 13, 2013

Responsible Minnesota Mining Resource Listing

Want to learn more about mining and cut through the usual misinformation floating around out there at the environmental activist sites?

 Here is a starting place of resources to begin with.

We Support Minnesota Mining Resource Listing

We Support Minnesota Mining Resource Listing:

Polymet's Northmet Project:

NorthMet Mining Project and Land Exchange Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement November 2013

NorthMet Supplemental Draft
Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) 

ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE MINING with examples of environmentally responsible mines.

Reverse Osmosis / Water Quality:

Acid Rock Drainage

These reports relate to methyl mercury and sulfate cycling in NE Minnesota streams and in the St. Louis River estuary.

Case Study: On-Site Water Treatment Plant for Collahuasi Copper Mine in Chile

Case Study: Dunka Mine Minnesota (Lessons Learned)

Sulfate: Copper Education - Minnesota And Flambeau Comparisons, Ore Sulfide Bodies

Water Resource Documents Regarding Sulfate And Water Quality In Three Minnesota Cities

Truth on sulfate and wild rice - Facts/ Regulatory Environment Piece.

Some Current Minnesota Mining Projects:

Copper Nickel Discussions

Copper and Nickel Mining in Minnesota (UMD)

Mining History:

Some vanished settlements of the Arrowhead country / Julius F. Wolff, Jr. 

17 Level (Pioneer Mine Operations)

Mining Tools And Resources:

Minnesota Minerals Coordinating Committee

Additional Information on Minerals and Mining in Minnesota

Laurentian Vision Partnership

Range Readiness Initiative

State regulations and reclamation rules related to nonferrous metallic minerals exploration and development 

Where tax revenues go: 

Active Mines In Minnesota:

Economic Impact:

The Economic Impact of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Mining on the State of Minnesota and the Arrowhead Region, including Douglas County, Wisconsin 

Minnesota Department Of Employment And Economic Development

Informational Photos:

How mining taxes support your school. Source: Mining Tax Guide

Could you raise a family on an average Tourism job?

Would you conclude that Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Mining projects are important to Minnesota's future?

Tax Impact Totals

A little reminder again just how important mining is to Northeast Minnesota.

Mineral Uses:

Duluth Complex and Flambeau Mine Site Sulfide Comparison.

Flambeau Mine Monitored Discharges

Support Minnesota Mining! - MN GOP Photo

Mineral Resources:

Mineral Resources of Minnesota: Past, Present,and Future 

Financial Assurance:

Minnesota Financial Assurance Requirements for Non-ferrous Mining 

Useful Reading:

According to this report, only 10% of 47,000 abandoned mines on BLM and USFS lands have contaminated the nearby waters. 

Clean water and the PolyMet copper-nickel project

Why Minnesota Should Say Yes to Copper - Nickel Mineral Development!

Polymet's Permit To Mine Requirements

The Next Generation of Mining: Protecting Our Environment. Creating Jobs. Demonstrating Global Leadership

What you should know already about precious metals mining!

Copper Development Association Inc.

Digging Into the Promise of Copper

Minerals Education Association:


Bedrock core drilling: Mineral exploration in Minnesota

Resolutions Supporting Strategic Metals Mining 


GRAPHIC: Eco-Protesters in Wisconsin Assault Mine Workers


Activist Facts: Research on the people and agendas behind the groups.

Lord Christopher Monckton ends the Global Warming Debate and proves its a Hoax

Professor Bob Carter torpedoes the "scientific consensus" on the climate HOAX 

Agenda 21 and Agenda 2030:

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Agenda 2030 Translator: How to Read the UN’s New Sustainable Development Goals

Obama, Pope Francis, COP21, ICLEI, UN Agenda 21 AND 2030, And Global Meetings Sept 2015 

Taking Liberty: Region by Region

Minnesota Green Step Cities

Agenda 21 In One Easy Lesson

Keep Minnesota Free

Rosa Koire Speech about Agenda 21

NextStep - Agenda 21 in Minnesota

Agenda 21

Democrats Against Agenda 21

Freedom Advocates


Stop Agenda 21 and Stop ICLEI in Minnesota

America 2050

Senile Dianne Feinstein’s Surreptitious Desert Wilderness Protection Act To Block Gold Mining: Agenda 21 Shutting Down The United States Gold Mining, Biden’s Anti Coal, & Obama’s Anti Oil.

Green Funding:

Russian Money and Useful American Idiots: The Same Old Story

Social Capitalists: Wall Street's Progressive Partners

Green Decoys

Voting Records Regarding Environmental Issues:

League Of Conservation Voters: 

Minerals Sourcing:

Special Report on Consumer Electronics: The Human Toll Behind the Minerals


QUESTION: Do you think Minnesota should approve or reject the application from PolyMet for a new copper and nickel mine on the Iron Range?

New Survey Shows Support for the Future of Minnesota’s Mining Industry

Videos On Mining:

Ely's Jay Mackie speaks on Ely and mining.

Ely's Bill Erzar speaks on impact of mining on schools.

Rukavina support for ferrous and non ferrous mining.

Rep. Rick Nolan backtracks on support for PolyMet permitting bill

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