EVENTS

Wednesday, May 1st, 2024, 10am CT
Zoom Community Meeting

Everyone is invited to attend our virtual community Zoom meetings.

Register for the meeting to receive the Zoom link at https://tamarackwateralliance.org/php/eventreg.php?eid=16 or Contact Us.

This is an opportunity for you to be informed about what we have learned about the risks of the proposed nickel sulfide Talon Metals mine in Tamarack, Minnesota and related issues.

This month's topic is titled, Miners Look At Mining by Bob Tammen, Steelworker/IBEW (Retired) and Mike Maleska, Retired Tacconite Miner/Union Representative. These two insiders will give a boots-on-the-ground look at mining in Minnesota. Topics covered include the economics and employment numbers, and the reality of weak environmental laws that legally allow a permitted mine to impair a popular downstream lake.

 

Wednesday, June 5th, 2024, 10am CT
Zoom Community Meeting

Everyone is invited to attend our virtual community Zoom meetings.

Register for the meeting to receive the Zoom link at https://tamarackwateralliance.org/php/eventreg.php?eid=16 or Contact Us.

This is an opportunity for you to be informed about what we have learned about the risks of the proposed nickel sulfide Talon Metals mine in Tamarack, Minnesota and related issues.

This month's topic is titled, Defending Water, Defending Life by Dr. Al Gedicks. Metallic sulfide mine conflicts from the Great Lakes Region to El Salvador have all revolved around the effects of mining on water and the rights of rural and Indigenous communities to defend themselves against ecologically destructive mining projects.

Dr. Al Gedicks is an environmental sociologist and Indigenous rights activist and scholar. He has written extensively about Indigenous and popular resistance to ecologically destructive mining and oil projects. In 1977 he founded the Center for Alternative Mining Development Policy and assisted the Mole Lake Sokaogon Ojibwe Tribe in successfully resisting Exxon's proposed metallic sulfide mine upstream from the tribe's wild rice beds. He is the executive secretary of the Wisconsin Resources Protection Council and presently working with the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin and the Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River to oppose the proposed Back Forty sulfide mine next to the Menominee River on the Wisconsin-Michigan border.

 

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