What is the threat?
The Boundary Waters and the greater Quetico-Superior Ecosystem is threatened by America’s most toxic industry.
Sulfide-ore copper mining is proposed on the edge of the Wilderness
100% of copper mines experience spills or accidental releases
4,500 direct jobs
rely on a healthy Wilderness
A $16 Billion Economy
relies on a healthy Wilderness
America's Most Toxic Industry
Ruining a sustainable economy
Harvard research shows that a Wilderness-based economy creates more jobs than a Twin Metals mine