News and Events
December 3rd, 2015
This summer, news broke about the potential for the PolyMet NorthMet sulfide-ore copper mining project to impact the Boundary Waters due to lack of understanding of whether polluted waters would flow south or north. The threat from PolyMet would add to that already posed by the proposed Twin Metals mine...Read More
August 20th, 2015
A recent Timberjay story shared the latest news on water flow for the PolyMet mine project, stating: "Fundamental miscalculations in water model render EIS results invalid." Read the Timberjay story for more details. GLIFWC's analysis raises serious concerns about whether the co-lead agencies fully understand PolyMet's potential for environmental impact, especially...Read More
November 13th, 2014
Today is a big day for NMW. We are excited to launch a new website that will be focused on the efforts of our national coalition to protect the Boundary Waters watershed from the threat of sulfide-ore mining. www.savetheboundarywaters.org ...Read More
Urge President Obama, Congress, and Minnesota’s Governor Dayton to protect the Boundary Waters and oppose the massive Twin Metals Minnesota Mine.
The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.
– Edward Abbey