Learn more about Minnesota’s water quality standard to protect wild rice – meetings on Oct. 1 and Oct. 2

Sep 19, 2014

Updating Minnesota’s water quality standard to protect wild rice is critically important to the future of the mining industry and our communities in Northeastern Minnesota.

Attend one of these meetings to learn more:

Wednesday, October 1

5-7 p.m. (dinner served at 5 p.m., program begins at 5:30 p.m.)
The Lodge at Giants Ridge
6373 Wynne Creek Drive
Biwabik, MN
218-865-7170

Thursday, October 2

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30 a.m., program begins at noon)
Minnesota Discovery Center
1005 Discovery Drive
Chisholm, MN

Speakers include:

  • Mike Hansel, senior chemical engineer and vice president at Barr Engineering
  • Robin Richards, REM, Principal for ENVIRON Global
  • Shannon Lotthammer, MPCA director, environmental analysis and outcomes division

To help us plan for enough food, please RSVP to Katy Kohlhase at kohlhase@taconite.org by September 24 and let her know which meeting you plan to attend.  For more information, contact the Iron Mining Association at 218-722-7724.