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Enbridge Mainline Abandonment info meeting | MN

Monday, October 19, 2015, 1pm | Chucker Auditorium, Davies Hall, Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids, MN 55744 Join Honor the Earth, Winona LaDuke and Itasca College for this informational meeting on the proposal by the Enbridge company to abandon Line 3. The meeting is free and open to the public. “Nationally there are increasing concerns on the liability to local land owners, and county and city governments about abandoned pipelines. Much of the nation’s infrastructure (pipelines, gas mains,

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Enbridge Mainline Abandonment info meeting | MN

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 7pm | American Indian Resource Center, 1500 Birchmont Dr. NE #21, Bemidji, MN 56601 Join Honor the Earth and Bemidji State University for this informational meeting on the proposal by the Enbridge company to abandon Line 3. The meeting is free and open to the public. “Nationally there are increasing concerns on the liability to local land owners, and county and city governments about abandoned pipelines. Much of the nation’s infrastructure (pipelines, gas mains, roads,

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Enbridge Mainline Abandonment info meeting | WI

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 11am | The Great Room , Yellowjacket’s Union Hall, University of Wisconsin, 1605 Catlin Ave., Superior, WI 54880 Join Honor the Earth, Debra Topping and Korey Northrup for this informational meeting on the proposal by the Enbridge company to abandon Line 3. The meeting is free and open to the public. “Nationally there are increasing concerns on the liability to local land owners, and county and city governments about abandoned pipelines. Much of the nation’s infrastructure (pipelines, gas mains, roads, water

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Support The Bad River – Write to the EPA

Led by The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, six bands of the Anishinaabeg Territory have sent a letter to the EPA asking them to undertake a 404c process, which would allow them to pre-emptively stop the open pit taconite mine proposed for the Penokee Hills of Wisconsin because of the importance of the resources that it threatens. Letters of

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Grassroots Organizing Bootcamp | MI

Saturday-Sunday, May 24-25, 2014 | Marquette, MI May 24, 2014, 10am-5pm May 25, 2014, 11am-6pm Presenters: Michelle Halley, Chuck Brumleve, Kathleen Heideman, Alexandra Thebert, and others. Hosted by Save the Wild U.P., this 2-day training will focus on the science, problems, and policy of sulfide mining and effective ways to advocate for your community. Space is limited for this free training. RSVP

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Public Comment Period Open for Northshore Mining | MN

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announces their intent to issue an air emissions permit to Cliffs Natural Resources for their facility at 10 Outer Dr., Silver Bay, MN. Public Comment Period Begins: May 3, 2014 Public Comment Period Ends: June 2, 2014 “This permit action is for modification and operation of the facility. The permit action is a major

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American Indian Sovereignty & Resource Management | WI

April 7-8, 2014 | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201 The Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will host this two day conference on American Indian Sovereignty and Resource Management. Speakers | Bad River Tribal speakers include Michael Wiggins, Jr., Bad River Tribal Chairman, Edith Leoso, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Aurora Conley, Vice-Chairperson-Anishinabe Environmental Protection Alliance,

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Mining & Local Communities | WI

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 7pm | Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Sentry Rm, Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave., Ashland, WI Speakers: Roy Smith and Bob Tammen In this panel presentation, Roy Smith, director of workforce development for the Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board located in Eveleth, Minn., will present “Developing a Mining Workforce: The Economic Benefits of Mining Communities.” Bob

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Summer Fellowship with Save the Wild UP | MI

Applications Due | March 30, 2014 Save the Wild UP is offering summer fellowship opportunities during the summer 2014 Northern Michigan University semester. Course credit is available. “Our Summer Fellows Program will get you out into the beautiful U.P. — holding events, exploring pristine wilderness and historic mining sites, door-knocking, reaching out to new people at concerts, community fests and

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Exploring Geology & Engineering in a Mining Economy | WI

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 7pm (CT) | Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Sentry Rm, Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave., Ashland, WI Speakers: Donald Fosnacht and George Hudak Two scientists from the University of Minnesota-Duluth will discuss the environmental, scientific, and economic aspects of iron and metallic mining in the Lake Superior basin. Donald Fosnacht and George Hudak of the Natural Resources

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