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E-M:/ Mining Convoy
- Subject: E-M:/ Mining Convoy
- From: John Rebers <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 17 Apr 1997 09:35:58 -0400
This should be of interest to Michigan folks interested in Great Lakes
protection - note that the Mining Convoy will be passing through Escanaba
and Detroit. For more info contact Kira Henschel: (608) 231-9721 or
Central UP Sierra Club
MINING CONVOY: The Mining Impact Coalition of WI announced Sunday that
a convoy made up of US, Canadian, and first nation citizens will travel
from Madison, WI to Toronto, Ontario to protest increasing mining
activity around the Great Lakes. The convoy will leave Madison on 5/28
and arrive at Bolton, Ontario on 5/30 for the annual general meeting of
Great Lakes United. For more info contact Kira Henschel: (608) 231-
9721 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5/28 7 am Rally in front of Crandon Mining Company HQ, Madison, WI
Leave Madison and other points throughout WI at 7:30
10 am Rhinelander, CMC HQ
12 am Crandon - Rally, lunch
Leave for Escanaba (hope to tie up here with folks
from White Pine and UP mining areas threatened by sulfide mining),
Sault Ste. Marie (arrive 6-7 p.m.)
9 pm Serpent River First Nation Reserve (ONT) overnight
(not confirmed at this point)
5/29 6 am Sunrise ceremony, breakfast
8-11 am Tour of Elliott Lake mining district (Rio Algom)
12 Lunch and leave for Sudbury ONT
4 pm Sudbury to Toronto
Overnight in Toronto area
5/30 8-10 am Meet with local activists
12 noon Rally in front of Rio Algom's HQ
Proceed on to Bolton (1 hr nw of Toronto) for
Great Lakes United
Annual General Meeting (focus on sulfide mining
around the GL,
strategy to take to IJC in Sept.)
6/1 Return route through MI via Detroit - Chicago - Madison and rest
It would be great to connect up with MI activists - get more folks to join up
along the way!
Pls have anyone interested in helping contact me, Kira, at 608-231-9721 or
email@example.com. Thanks so much. Could you post it on enviro-mich for me
and help spread the word. Also, for more info on GLU's annual meeting and to
register, contact GLU@igc.org directly.
Again, thank you.
Department of Biology
1401 Presque Isle Avenues
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI 49855
e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: do not send mail to email@example.com or to jrebers@VM.NMU.EDU
- these may appear in the header, but will not work for my address. Thanks!
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