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Tell the U.S. Forest Service to Deny the Lutsen Ski Resort Expansion Permit
The proposed Lutsen Mountains Ski Resort expansion threatens North Shore scenic integrity, wildlife habitat, water quality, and Tribal access to exercise Treaty-reserved rights in the Superior National Forest. It is contrary to the Superior National Forest Plan and contrary to the public interest. Tell the U.S. Forest Service to deny the Ski Resort Expansion Permit today.
EPA signs off on major changes to Minnesota’s water quality rules | MinnPost
Tribes’, Activists’ Fight Against Proposed Minnesota Copper Mine Bolstered by Legal Victories | Earth Island Journal
“This continued mining extraction industry always leaves people hurting. Historically it’s been indigenous communities. Our concern is the potential for danger to the next generations. We’re looking out for not only our children, but the children of all peoples.” – Ricky Defoe, Chippewa Elder and WaterLegacy Board Member
“I was 95% sure PolyMet would happen. Well, you and your partners have forced a recalculation of those odds. Of course, the battle is not over, but the recent legal victories are huge, and I couldn’t imagine them a decade ago. I’m delighted and heartened that our donations are so effectively deployed. Thank you!” – Peter Leschak
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