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Wisconsin’s Standing Rock: The Back Forty Mine Project

A map of Marinette and Menominee. Image from Google Maps.

Aqulia Resources is in the process of creating an open-pit sulfide mine along the banks of the Menominee River near Marinette. The mining company has spent the last 10 years exploring the site for a mine referred to as the Back Forty Project. According to their website, Aquila Resources has spent over $70 million thus far in the exploration process. ... Read More »