WHAT IS A SUPERFUND SITE?

Nearly 3,400 hard rock mines have been permitted in the U.S. since 1990. None of the sites are on the Superfund list. Learn more about the Superfund program and modern mining.

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WE’RE HIRING FOR A FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

STEPHENSON, Mich. July. 16, 2018 – Aquila Resources is hiring for a Facilities Maintenance Technician.

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LEGISLATION PASSES TO IMPROVE TRANSPARENCY AND RULE-MAKING PROCESS

STEPHENSON, Mich. July 2, 2018 –Recently, a series of bills that improve transparency and the DEQ rule-making process have become law. These bills enable fact and science, rather than personal opinion, dictate permit decisions.

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SPRING 2018 NEWSLETTER

As the Back Forty Mine continues to develop, transparency and effective communication become more important. We recently published a newsletter as just one part of our effort to improve communication with the community now and in the future. It is also a suggestion we received from community members. Read more to get a snapshot of where the project is today.

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TRAILS & TALES OUTDOORS RADIO INTERVIEW FEATURING CHANTAE LESSARD

STEPHENSON, Mich. May 2, 2018 — Recently, Aquila's Director of Social Performance and Engagement Chantae Lessard spoke with Tails & Trails Outdoors Executive Producer Tim Kobasic about the Back Forty Mine. Listen to the two-part interview, which we hope is one of many to come.

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GUEST BLOG: JOBS VERSUS THE ENVIRONMENT IS A FALSE DICHOTOMY OF CHOICES FOR MINING PROJECT

STEPHENSON, Mich. April 19, 2018 — Guest blog article by Dan Wiitala, Professional Geologist. Mr. Wiitala talks about how modern mining has taken shape in Marquette County and what community members in Menominee County can expect to see with the development of the Back Forty Mine.

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MINING AND COMMUNITY FOCUS GROUPS ANNOUNCED

STEPHENSON, Mich. Feb. 21, 2018 – Dr. Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, a Professor of Economics, is seeking community participation in a series of focus groups that will be tasked with capturing their views and opinions of mining in and around Menominee County.

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WE’RE HIRING FOR AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

STEPHENSON, Mich. Jan. 29, 2018 – Claims that the Menominee River could flood into the Aquila Resources Back Forty Mine open-pit are baseless. The mine is located on a bluff above the Menominee River, outside of the 100-year floodplain.

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