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Contested Case Hearing Scheduled

The contested case brought against the State of Michigan for issuing permits to Kennecott/Rio Tinto (now Lundin) for the Eagle Mine Project is finally scheduled to be heard in Lansing in the Michigan Court of Appeals on June 3rd. The panel of judges includes Cavanagh, Stephens, and Owens.

Michigan Court of Appeals to Hear Mine Case

The Michigan Court of Appeals decided this week to hear arguments regarding a 2007 decision by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to issue mining and groundwater discharge permits to Kennecott Minerals for Eagle Mine. The case was brought forward by the original petitioners, which includes the National Wildlife Federation, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Yellow …

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