Pedro Cabezas is a community organizer working to ban mining in El Salvador. Leigh Hardy is a Boston-based social worker and former president of the board of US-El Salvador Sister Cities. Today, they discuss the victory of the popular movement in El Salvador in winning a national ban on metallic mining on multi-national corporations, and […]
Have you heard about the Wisconsin Mining Standoff? The GTac mining proposal? What about the Enbridge pipeline expansion? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Gogebic Taconite beats a partial retreat and pulls its mining operation out of Ashland County. The Monday Buzz talks to Ashland County Board Chair Pete Russo.
MAMA says…Members of Madison Action for Mining Alternatives (MAMA) discuss indigenous treaty rights, Governor Walker’s pro-mining laws, and what it all means for the environment and the people of Wisconsin. There will be time to call in with questions and comments from listeners, as well as information shared about what YOU can do to stop […]
The man who wants to open an open pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin faces criminal charges in Spain for dumping arsenic into groundwater. We hear from geologist Antonio Perez-Porto.
What could an open-pit mine mean for the ecosystem of the Penokee Hills? Find out more about the controversial plans on this episode of A Public Affair.