Issue Area: Mining and Refining Ores

Wisconsin Resources Protection Council WRPC

WRPC Mission StatementThe Wisconsin Resources Protection Council (WRPC) was founded in 1982 to help counter the lack of information about the effects of large-scale metallic sulfide mining on our state’s precious water supplies, on the tourism and dairy industries, and upon the many Native American communities that are located near …

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Witness for Non-Violence for Treaty and Rural Rights in Northern Wisconsin

The Witness for Non-Violence for Treaty and Rural Rights in Northern Wisconsin trained peaceful observers to go to the boat landings where the Chippewa faced racist disruptions of their annual spring spear fishing, 1988-1992. The Witness did public education and lobbying on Chippewa treaty rights and non-violent conflict resolution. Because …

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Wolf Watershed Educational Project WWEP

Mission:The increasingly sophisticated political maneuvering by environmental special interest groups have made permitting a mine in Wisconsin an impossibility.” The goal of the project was to educate local communities on the issue of metallic sulfide mining (particularly Exxon’s proposed Crandon zinc-copper mine in Forest County)

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Yayasan Bumi Persada – Luwuk Banggai YBP-LB

YBP-LB is an organisation active in advocacy on issues related to the environment and community welfare.The activities of the YBP-LB over the past two years have been:- Protection of communities working on palm oil plantation in the areas of the Toili and Bantayan plains – Advocacy in cases concerning communal …

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