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Menominee tribe loses appeal over Back Forty mine permit

By Michaela Paukner mpaukner@wislawjournal.com Despite acknowledging that federal agencies had given the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin a “runaround”, a federal appeals court ruled against the tribe this week in a lawsuit over a permit for the Back Forty mine in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Aquila Resources would operate the open-pit ore mine on 83 acres by the Menominee River ...

About Michaela Paukner, mpaukner@wislawjournal.com

Michaela Paukner is the legal reporter for the Wisconsin Law Journal. She can be reached at (414) 225-1825 or by email at mpaukner@wislawjournal.com.

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