|Fwd: Use Your Voice Now to Protect Minnesota from PolyMet Pollution||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: patty guerrero (pattypaxicloud.com)|
|Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:33:02 -0800 (PST)|
HI Folks, Anther way you could reach the governor on this important issue. Gayle Cole just sent this to me. Call or email or write letter , or all 3. Thanks, patty > Begin forwarded message: > > From: gayle cole <gaco78 [at] gmail.com> > Subject: Fwd: Use Your Voice Now to Protect Minnesota from PolyMet Pollution > Date: January 17, 2019 at 11:30:34 AM CST > To: RBaker <rdbaker12 [at] gmail.com>, patty guerrero <pattypax [at] > icloud.com> > > This just came through my inbox. I know that I've gotten emails to call on > this issue. For people who might want to weigh in, but would rather do it by > email, I think that this letter is a good one. > > ---------- Forwarded message --------- > From: WaterLegacy <info [at] waterlegacy.org <mailto:info [at] > waterlegacy.org>> > Date: Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 11:01 AM > Subject: Use Your Voice Now to Protect Minnesota from PolyMet Pollution > To: <gaco78 [at] gmail.com <mailto:gaco78 [at] gmail.com>> > > > > > > > January 17, 2019 <> > LIKE us on Facebook > <http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=RWVvi8RyQ9SvF81JRPXq7Ch6UPR10Nrj> > > > Display problems? View this alert in your browser. > <http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=bo0FNG3j%2BLYlidRVCvizDjk3WybWWH1W> > > > > > > Dear Gayle, > > > > You may have read that written comments of career professionals at the U.S. > Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may have been withheld or suppressed > <http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=ewQ7v9pbTO5k5IRLANdekzk3WybWWH1W>. > > Do you want decisions on the PolyMet sulfide mine to be based on science and > evidence, instead of backroom deals with powerful interests? Take action to > stay and and reopen permits that would allow toxic PolyMet water pollution > in Minnesota’s Lake Superior watershed. > > Ask Gov. Walz and Lt. Gov. Flanagan to Reopen Weak Permits and Hold Contested > Case Hearings on PolyMet’s Water Pollution Permit & Certification > <http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=OsThDHcKwF9fVms1ex%2B8SbJSJXcZj81P> > Minnesota law requires a contested case hearing when there are important > disputes of fact about permits. On December 20, 2018, the Minnesota Pollution > Control Agency (MPCA) denied Minnesotans any chance to have a fact-based > hearing in front of a neutral administrative law judge on PolyMet water > pollution or wetlands destruction. > > Why hold a contested case hearing? Because many critical facts – like whether > the PolyMet project will increase toxic mercury contamination of fish in > downstream waters – were decided by MPCA based on PolyMet’s claims with no > objective trier-of-fact and no chance to ask questions about PolyMet’s > unsupported assumptions. > > Ask Gov. Walz to Stay and Reopen MPCA’s Decision to Deny Contested Case > Hearings on PolyMet > <http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=rTmDkF3DlR95QFQU9ytI%2Bzk3WybWWH1W> > Groups representing 30,000 Minnesota doctors, nurses and other health > professionals have expressed concern about the risk of mercury contamination > of fish from the proposed PolyMet project. One of the world’s leading mercury > experts concluded that the NorthMet mine project would create a substantial > risk of significant increases in water column and fish methylmercury > concentrations in the St. Louis River – a danger to the health of downstream > communities who eat mercury-contaminated fish. > > WaterLegacy petitioned the MPCA to stay and re-open PolyMet’s water pollution > permit and wetland destruction certification and hold contested case > hearings. Congresswoman Betty McCollum is now leading efforts to ensure that > any EPA comments on the PolyMet water pollution permit are released to the > public. Time is running out to convince Gov. Walz and Lt. Gov. Flanagan to > re-open MPCA’s improper decisions, require a contested case hearing and make > sure that the public sees the full record of problems with PolyMet permits. > > Ask Gov. Walz to Protect the St. Louis River: Stay and Reopen PolyMet’s > License to Pollute > <http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=nh4dO%2F1E%2Bk6%2FCE87LI699zk3WybWWH1W> > Together, we can protect the St. Louis River and Lake Superior watersheds. > > Thank you, > > > > Bill Hansen > WaterLegacy Interim Board President > > > > > > > > p.s. Please check out our new website at waterlegacy.org > <http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=OnwIOkhPV9n0tFqOa1Ka6Tk3WybWWH1W> > and learn about our Campaigns to stop the PolyMet sulfide mine and defend > clean water. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > WaterLegacy is a federally-registered 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization. We > do not share your information. > You are subscribed to WaterLegacy's email list. You can > <http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=PrwP6eYc3GspOEODVYym2Dk3WybWWH1W>unsubscribe > > <http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=juwvyHvRqubh7u4W36K95Tk3WybWWH1W> > here. > > > > <http://www.salsalabs.com/?email>
Fwd: Use Your Voice Now to Protect Minnesota from PolyMet Pollution patty guerrero, January 17 2019
- Fwd: Fwd: Use Your Voice Now to Protect Minnesota from PolyMet Pollution patty guerrero, January 17 2019
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