February 26, 2013 Press Conference, Madison, Wisconsin
Washburn Mayor Scott Griffiths and the elected officials of the Lake Superior Basin
Kelly Westlund, Ashland City Council, on economic struggles
Richard Ketring, Ashland City Council, “We are 100% united in defense of water.” Responses to news about the Legislative Fiscal Bureau analysis
Ashland Mayor Bill Whalen: “This is not a native issue – this is a water issue.”
Bayfield Mayor Larry McDonald: “The quality of water determines the quality of our life.”
Beth Meyers, Bayfield County Board, and Kelly Westlund tell reporters they need more information.
A law based on lies
The Associated Press asks about jobs
February 12, 2013 Midwest Environmental Advocates
Mike Wiggins Jr. talks about home
A gathering at the Urban Ecology Center to preview an art show, “Penokee: Explore the Iron Hills” that will run from April 8 through June 29, 2013. Anti-mining activists and Bad River tribal members traveled down from Ashland County to talk about the sacredness and importance of the Penokee Hills and the Bad River watershed.
February 8, 2013 Ashland Listening Session
Ashland County Board Member Charles Ortman
Bad River elder Joe Rose, Sr. gives the legislators a history lesson at the legislative listening session on the mining bill in Ashland.
January 8, 2013 Urban Ecology Center
Mike Wiggins Jr. talks about the proposed mine in the Penokee Hills and how it would affect the headwaters of the Bad River and the health of everyone who lives downstream of it.