mining

Public Comment on Polymet Mine Permit – Fond du Lac Band’s Objection – 06-16-2022 (PDF)

by | June 6, 2022
PEER’s comment to the Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Fond du Lac Band’s Objection to the Proposed Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit for the NorthMet Mine Project ...

Letter to BLM, USDA – Scope of environmental review for Federal Lands, Minnesota – 01-19-2022 (PDF)

by | January 19, 2022
DESCRIPTION: PEER submitted a letter covering past USFS employee critical feedback, treaty rights impacting NEPA scope, and economic issues related to a USFS and BLM proposal to remove a large amount of BLM-controlled mineral resources under the Superior National Forest from leasing for ...

Colorado Air Pollution – Gold and Fossil Fuel Mining

by | June 9, 2021
Several mines in Colorado received unlawful air permits that do not comply with air quality standards as a result of false emissions data ...

COMMENTARY | Deep-Sea Mining for Metals: Treading Carefully on the Path Toward Renewables

by | June 8, 2021
Demand for metals and minerals that make up critical components of clean energy technology are on the rise ...

BLOG | Mining: An Eco-Price for Fighting Climate Change

by | March 24, 2021
Hardrock mining for minerals like lithium is no more sustainable than fracking for natural gas. Inflicting more damage is not the answer to climate change ...