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Federal lawsuit regarding the wetlands permit

November 16, 2018

PRESS RELEASE On November 13, 2018, the Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River, Inc. filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking review of the federal government’s handling of the wetlands permit for the proposed Back Forty Mine. As has been well publicized, the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers… Read more

Monthly meeting change of venue

September 29, 2018

Our monthly meetings will be held at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1600 University Drive, Marinette. First Thursday of the month 6:30 p.m. Hope to see you there! Read more

THANK YOU!

September 29, 2018

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Menominee River Rally & Guitar Show on August 19, 2018, a huge success! We especially thank our attorney, Ted A. Warpinski, for participating and offering a legal update.   Read more

We’ve taken action in a big way!

September 28, 2018

The Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River, Inc. has filed a Petition For Contested Case Hearing in the state of Michigan, challenging the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s (MDEQ) decision to grant the wetland permit to Aquila Resources. The Coalition is represented by environmental attorneys Ted A. Warpinski of Davis… Read more

Why is the DEQ Director at odds with the findings of their own water resources division?

August 17, 2018

Back Forty Project wetland permit is approved by the DEQ Director despite contrary findings by Michigan’s DEQ Water Resources Division (WRD) DEQ Director, C. Heidi Grether, in a June 4, 2018, letter of approval to Aquila Resources stated the following: “We have determined that the project as proposed could not… Read more

News Release August 2, 2018

August 3, 2018

NEWS RELEASE August 2, 2018 The filing of a Petition For Contested Case Hearing in the State of Michigan has been announced by Dale Burie, President of the Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River, Inc., challenging the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s decision to grant Aquila Resources a wetlands permit… Read more