Posts tagged Antofagasta
Bad Neighbors: Who Are the Companies Seeking to Open Copper-Sulfide Mines in Minnesota?

PolyMet and Twin Metals, the two companies seeking to open copper-sulfide mines in Minnesota are shell companies controlled by larger corporations: Glencore and Antofagasta, respectively. Who are these corporate citizens? What is their history and how have they conducted business?  A look into the recent history of these companies reveals a long pattern of abuse, pollution, corruption, and misuse of power.

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IT’S TIME TO MAKE PROTECTING THE BWCAW INTO A NATIONAL ISSUE

To protect the Boundary Waters, we need make the fight against sulfide mining a national issue. An abundance of pristine water is nothing to take for granted. Fresh water shortages affect almost every corner of the globe, and clean water is becoming increasingly scarce. Globally speaking, northern Minnesota’s clean, water-rich environment is a rarity. It should be cherished as a national treasure.

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