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Tribal leaders to ask EPA to halt mining efforts in northern Wisconsin

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Tribal leaders meeting with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today and Thursday will ask the agency to halt mining activity in the Penokee Hills of Ashland and Iron counties.


Led by northern Wisconsin’s Chippewa Federation of Tribes, leaders will argue that the EPA must use a section of the Clean Water Act to intervene and preserve the pristine waters of Lake Superior.

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