The ProtectThePorkies team lays it all out in an hour-long interview on WORT 89.9 FM
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In a rush to fulfill their permit obligations, Highland Copper races through clearcutting and so-called "wetlands mitigation" — basically, destroying established wetlands in one area, then dumping some water and planting cattails in another.
Less than a quarter mile from the North Country Trail, Highland Copper has begun clearcutting to prepare for their tailings disposal facility, which will hold 50+ million tons of waste rock on topography that slopes into Lake Superior.
The North Country Trail, Porcupine Mountains State Park, and Copperwood Mine, all in the space of a 45 second drive.