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Freshwater Weekly 7/6/17

Posted on July 6, 2017 by

This week: potential roll backs of federal water protections + a mining investigation + Asian carp (yes, still) + an easy way to donate + more ways you can make a difference. WATER WATCHDOG Over the past week, we’ve learned of two startling proposals to roll back critical federal water protections that could affect our […]

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Freshwater Future Calls for Investigation Into Michigan’s Eagle Mine

Posted on July 6, 2017 by

Photo credit: jeremiaheagleeye Freshwater Future submitted a letter to Attorney General Bill Schuette and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) calling for an investigation into the geological stability of Eagle Mine—an underground nickel and copper mine located in western Marquette County of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Officials at Lundin Mining failed to publicly disclose a […]

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