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Menominee Tribe Files Lawsuit over Mine Permitting on Sacred Land

Wisconsin tribe alleges that feds have neglected to oversee wetland permitting for controversial Michigan open pit mine

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin today filed a federal lawsuit against the US Army Corps of Engineers and the US Environmental Protection Agency claiming the agencies have failed to take "primary responsibility" for wetland permitting on a controversial proposed open pit…
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by: Brian Bienkowski – January 23, 2018

Fracking Pollutants Linked to Brain Problems in Children

Report highlights the neurological dangers for kids living near oil and gas fracking sites

Multiple pollutants found in the air and water near fracked oil and gas sites are linked to brain problems in children, according to a science review published today. Researchers focused on five types of pollution commonly found near the sites — heavy…
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by: Brian Bienkowski – October 26, 2017


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