Mine planned amid sacred sites at river’s edge


Final approval could come soon for a proposed 83-acre open pit mine along the Menominee River, which runs along the border between Wisconsin and Michigan.

Conservationists and the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin have expressed concerns that the mine could harm the river, Menominee effigy mounds and other culturally significant features on the mine site.

LINK (via: Wisconsin State Journal)

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