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Al Gedicks

Al Gedicks

Al Gedicks is emeritus professor of environmental sociology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and executive secretary of the Wisconsin Resources Protection Council.

Proposed U.P. mine faces mounting troubles

By: - August 24, 2020

A controversial proposed open pit metallic sulfide mine on the Michigan-Wisconsin border has suffered major financial and permitting setbacks due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and increasing public concerns over the safety of tailings dams to store mine waste. The proposed Back Forty Mine would be located next to the Menominee River, which flows into […]