Posts Categorized: Great Lakes

Sulfide Mining

Posted by & filed under Great Lakes, Legislature.

The Washington Post has a story on mining for metals in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  It is an interesting look at an issue that will become a hot topic in Minnesota.  There are a few different proposals for mining operations along the Iron Range that would extract copper, nickel and/or other metals.  I’ve even heard… Read more »

Water Propheting

Posted by & filed under Great Lakes, Water.

Lame attempt at a clever headline?  Yes.  But that doesn’t make the topic of privatizing water and the people who talk about it any less important (though the expression “privatizing water” doesn’t exactly make it sexy either). The cover issue of this week’s Pulse Magazine is all about bottled water and the commodification of a public good.  It… Read more »