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.



Polymet's Northmet Project:

NorthMet Mining Project and Land Exchange Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement November 2013
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/input/environmentalreview/polymet/sdeis/full_sdeis.pdf

NorthMet Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS)
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/input/environmentalreview/polymet/index.html


ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE MINING with examples of environmentally responsible mines.


http://technology.infomine.com/enviromine/publicat/enviroresponse.html

http://www.pumpkinhollowcopper.com/project-overview/right-way/

http://www.flambeaumine.com/documents/news_releases/JUDGE%20FINDING%20News%20Release%20July%2025%202012.pdf


Reverse Osmosis / Water Quality:

http://www.rwlwater.com/what-is-reverse-osmosis/

http://www.miningfacts.org/Environment/How-are-the-effects-of-mining-on-water-quality-monitored-/

http://www.wqa.org/sitelogic.cfm?ID=872

Case Study: On-Site Water Treatment Plant for Collahuasi Copper Mine in Chile
http://www.rwlwater.com/case-study-collahuasi-copper-mine/

Case Study: Dunka Mine Minnesota
http://www.itrcweb.org/miningwaste-guidance/cs_dunka_mine.htm



Sulfate:

Copper Education - Minnesota And Flambeau Comparisons, Ore Sulfide Bodies
https://www.facebook.com/notes/we-support-minnesota-mining/copper-education-minnesota-and-flambeau-comparisons-ore-sulfide-bodies/326713324131328

Water Resource Documents Regarding Sulfate And Water Quality In Three Minnesota Cities
https://www.facebook.com/notes/we-support-minnesota-mining/water-resource-documents-regarding-sulfate-and-water-quality-in-three-minnesota-/306176939518300


Some Current Minnesota Mining Projects:


http://www.polymetmining.com/development-environ-mining.php

http://www.twin-metals.com/


Copper Nickel Discussions

Copper and Nickel Mining in Minnesota (UMD)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQELZoL2yUo


Mining History:

http://miningartifacts.homestead.com/indexminnesotamininghistory.html

http://www.miningartifacts.org/Minnesota-MInes.html


Mining Tools And Resources:

Laurentian Vision Partnership
http://www.lvpmn.org/tools-resources/

Range Readiness Initiative
http://www.rangereadiness.com/


Where tax revenues go:

http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/businesses/mineral/Documents/2011_mining_guide.pdf


Active Mines In Minnesota:

http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/lands_minerals/mpes_projects/mn_mines_color_webversion_2011_12.pdf


Economic Impact:

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

https://lsbe.d.umn.edu/uploads/FINAL%20Mining%202012%20Report.pdf


 Informational Photos:

Could you raise a family on an average Tourism job?
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=548631805228526&set=a.352036204888088.82079.349658158459226&type=1&theater

Would you conclude that Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Mining projects are important to Minnesota's future?
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=373482472787746&set=pb.154031381399524.-2207520000.1387023870.&type=3&theater

Tax Impact Totals
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=370663393069654&set=pb.154031381399524.-2207520000.1387023870.&type=3&theater 

A little reminder again just how important mining is to Northeast Minnesota.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=324028714399789&set=pb.154031381399524.-2207520000.1387024051.&type=3&theater

Mineral Uses:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=281155918687069&set=pb.154031381399524.-2207520000.1387024189.&type=3&theater 

Duluth Complex and Flambeau Mine Site Sulfide Comparison.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=280755748727086&set=pb.154031381399524.-2207520000.1387024191.&type=3&theater

Flambeau Mine Monitored Discharges
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=280755408727120&set=pb.154031381399524.-2207520000.1387024191.&type=3&theater



Mineral Resources:

Mineral Resources of Minnesota: Past, Present,and Future

http://www.d.umn.edu/~mille066/Outreach/MN%20Min%20Resources.MESTA11.pdf


Financial Assurance:

Minnesota Financial Assurance Requirements for Non-ferrous Mining
https://www.facebook.com/notes/we-support-minnesota-mining/minnesota-financial-assurance-requirements-for-non-ferrous-mining/297061617096499


Useful Reading:

Clean water and the PolyMet copper-nickel project
https://www.facebook.com/notes/we-support-minnesota-mining/clean-water-and-the-polymet-copper-nickel-project/362897807179546

Why Minnesota Should Say Yes to Copper - Nickel Mineral Development!
https://www.facebook.com/notes/we-support-minnesota-mining/why-minnesota-should-say-yes-to-copper-nickel-mineral-development/347564625379531

Polymet's Permit To Mine Requirements
https://www.facebook.com/notes/we-support-minnesota-mining/polymets-permit-to-mine-requirements/329764080492919

The Next Generation of Mining: Protecting Our Environment. Creating Jobs. Demonstrating Global Leadership
https://www.facebook.com/notes/we-support-minnesota-mining/the-next-generation-of-mining-protecting-our-environment-creating-jobs-demonstra/297067923762535

What you should know already about precious metals mining!
https://www.facebook.com/notes/we-support-minnesota-mining/what-you-should-know-already-about-precious-metals-mining/297065813762746


Education:

Copper Development Association Inc.
http://www.copper.org/education/

Digging Into the Promise of Copper
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/volunteer/julaug12/nonferrous.html

Minerals Education Association:
http://www.mineralseducationcoalition.org/


Drilling:

Bedrock core drilling: Mineral exploration in Minnesota
http://www.ideadrilling.com/pdf/Idea_Booklet_01GWithLinks.pdf


Ecoterrorism:

http://www.akdart.com/enviro5.html

GRAPHIC: Eco-Protesters in Wisconsin Assault Mine Workers
http://mediatrackers.org/wisconsin/2013/07/11/graphic-eco-protesters-in-wisconsin-assault-mine-workers


Resolutions Supporting Strategic Metals Mining

http://jobsforminnesotans.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Supportive-Mining-Resolutions-newest-to-oldest.pdf


Environmentalism:

Lord Christopher Monckton ends the Global Warming Debate and proves its a Hoax
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5SitwF0SFg#t=3422

http://www.green-agenda.com/globalrevolution.html

http://markhumphrys.com/environmentalism.html


Social Media:

https://www.facebook.com/wesupportmining

https://www.facebook.com/GoPolyMet

https://www.facebook.com/Jobs4MN

https://www.facebook.com/UpNorthJobs?fref=pb&hc_location=profile_browser

https://www.facebook.com/TwinMetalsMN?fref=pb&hc_location=profile_browser

https://www.facebook.com/ElyLocals2012?fref=pb&hc_location=profile_browser

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Standing-Strong-for-Progress-in-Minnesota/349658158459226


More Information And Links Here:


https://www.facebook.com/wesupportmining