« Continue Browsing

Article Preview

Local view: Dangers of sulfide mining being swept under the rug

Published 12/16/2011, Duluth News Tribune

According to Friends of the Boundary Waters, sulfide mining has “caused environmental and financial problems all over the world.” The group states this type of mining contaminates drinking water and destroys fish and wildlife habitats. Oftentimes, sulfide-mining companies go bankrupt, leaving local taxpayers with millions of dollars in clean-up costs.

Word count: 640

Log In

The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.


Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Click here to set one up. You will need your subscription account number and phone number.

Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Reset Your Password

Please enter your full e-mail address. We will e-mail you a temporary password.