Sulfide Mining

BWCA: Conservation, Mining, and Sigurd Olson by Michael Zwack

Recent actions have been taken to reverse Sig's efforts, and with it the iconic Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act of 1978, which currently limits access to airspace, mining, forestation, and motorized recreation -and although logging and mining isn't new to the area, the proposed sulfide mining is...a process, without exception, that knowingly results in environmental contamination.

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