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    Advocacy Coalition of Telluride Contact: Michael Saftler
    Box 116 Telluride CO 81435 United States
    Phone: 970 728 6540 Website: Advocacy Coalition of Telluride

    Advocating and educating for the benefit of all Livingkind now and for generations to come. Clean Air Water and Soil is our CAWS. If we all protected OUR CAWS above all else our quality of life and food supply would be sustaining. If CAWS was a political platform we would transform the world.

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    Alaskans for Responsible Mining
    AK

    Alaskans for Responsible Mining (ARM) is a coalition of conservation groups, Tribal organizations, and communities working on mining issues in Alaska.

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    Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Contact: Terry Teegee
    Suite 200, 1460 6th Ave Prince George BC V2L 3N2 Canada
    Phone: (250) 562-6279 Fax: (250)562-8206 Phone: (250) 640-3256 Website: Carrier Sekani Tribal Council
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    CCSG Associates Contact: Sue Moodie
    Box 34026 Whitehorse Yukon Y1A 7A3 Canada
    Phone: 867-336-1135

    Although a recent graduate in doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, I am a long term Yukon resident and my consulting company CCSG Associates has been involved in a variety of diverse mining related projects, research, advocacy, policy and regulation development, grassroots organizing and outreach in northern, national and international contexts. I have held it as my goal to work as a translator between academia, industry, policy and community-based values to achieve substantive work that has meaning on many different levels, with my skills as a researcher on the ground and in the books with a local focus.

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    Coloradoans Against Resource Destruction Contact: Jay Davis
    P.O. Box 143 Wellington CO 80549 United States
    Phone: 970-219-4763 Website: Coloradoans Against Resource Destruction

    We are a diverse collection of citizens concerned about the health, environmental and economic impacts that proposals to mine uranium would have on northern Colorado. After much research and investigation, we are convinced uranium mining projects will have dire consequences for our area and set a dangerous precedent for the entire state of Colorado. Our goal is to prevent uranium mining in northern Colorado and protect our valuable resources, especially water, for future generations.

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    Committee for Future Generations Contact: Candyce Paul
    Saskatchewan Canada

    The Committee for Future Generations was founded in 2011 by a group of citizens concerned that northern Saskatchewan communities are being aggressively targeted by the Nuclear Waste Management Organization to store Canada’s nuclear waste.

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    Concerned Citizens and Retired Miners Contact: Roy Chavez
    106 W. Palo Verde Dr. Superior Arizona 85173
    Phone: 520-827-9133 Website: concerned citizens and retired miners

    Concerned Citizens & Retired Miners is a grassroots group of citizens who reside in Superior, AZ or are affiliated with relatives who are residents; are retired hard-rock miners who previously worked in the now non-operational mine in Superior, AZ and were displaced; or are individuals concerned that important public and is being conveyed to a foreign mining company for private use. Specifically, the organization opposes the federal exchange land bill that would give Oak Flat campground to Rio Tinto and BHP regardless of the findings of the NEPA analyses.

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    CorpWatch Contact: Pratap Chatterjee
    P.O. Box 29198 San Francisco CA 94129 United States
    Phone: 1-415-800-4004 Website: CorpWatch

    We seek to expose multinational corporations that profit from war, fraud, environmental, human rights and other abuses, and to provide critical information to foster a more informed public and an effective democracy.

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    Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR) Contact: Robert E. Hughes
    101 S. Main Street Ashley PA 18706 United States

    Formed in 1995 by concerned conservation districts, EPCAMR represents a coalition of watershed organizations and reclamation partners. Members range from individuals, to the active anthracite mining industry and co-generation power plants, to non-profit organizations, 16 county conservation districts and other organizations in the anthracite and bituminous coal region of eastern Pennsylvania that are involved with abandoned mine reclamation issues. Counties covered by EPCAMR in NorthEastern and NorthCentral PA include: Tioga, Bradford, Susquehanna, Lycoming, Sullivan, Wyoming, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northumberland, Carbon, Schuylkill, Columbia, Lebanon, Dauphin, Montour, and Wayne.

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    Ethical Metalsmiths Contact: Christina Miller
    39 Main St. College Corner OH 45003 United States
    Phone: 513-551-0559 Website: Ethical Metalsmiths

    Lead jewelers and consumers in becoming informed activists for responsible mining, sustainable economic development and verified, ethical sources of materials used in making jewelry.

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    Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness Contact: Betsy Daub
    401 North Third Street Suite 290 Minneapolis MN 55401 United States
    Phone: 612-332-9630 Website: Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness

    Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness is a Minnesota non-profit conservation organization with the mission to protect, preserve and restore the wilderness character of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Quetico-Superior Ecosystem. Hardrock mineral exploration is increasing across northeastern Minnesota, and proposed projects at the edges of the wilderness threaten the region’s clean water, cultural resources, and tourism and outdoor recreation economies.

     

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    Friends of the Cheat Contact: Aubrey Harris
    119 S. Price St. Suite 206 Kingwood WV 26505 United States
    Phone: (304) 329-3621 Website: Friends of the Cheat

    Friends of the Cheat’s mission is to restore, preserve, and promote the outstanding natural qualities of the Cheat River watershed. We accomplish this through identifying acid mine drainage sources, creating treatment systems to restore impaired water quality, and educating the community and facilitating access to the natural beauty of the watershed through trails.

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    Friends of the Land of Keweenaw (FOLK) Contact: Linda Rulison
    P.O. Box 473 Houghton MI 49931 United States
    Phone: 906-334-2553 Website: Friends of the Land of Keweenaw Website: Mining Education and Empowerment Campaign

    Creating a positive social and environmental legacy for the western Upper Peninsula

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    Friends of the Stikine Contact: Stan Tomandl
    502-620 View Street, Coast Salish Territory Victoria British Columbia V8W 1J6 Candada
    Phone: 250-383-5677 Website: Coma Communications

    Friends of the Stikine Society, founded in 1980, is a grass roots organisation that has had success in helping stop devastating hydro dam proposals, and now works to keep development to a sane and environmentally secure level. We are a charitable organisation based in Victoria, BC, networked with First Nations and other ENGO’s to conserve as much as possible, of one of the last roadless wild areas on our planet.

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    Front 40 Contact: Marla Tuinstra
    P.O. Box 113 Stephenson MI 49887 United States
    Phone: 906-753-4112 Website: Front 40

    Currently, activity in the area is somewhat curtailed as far as a mine is concerned. However, it is most likely that Aquila is seeking another mining company to take over that part of the process. Time will tell…

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    Great Basin Resource Watch Contact: John Hadder
    P.O. Box 207 Reno NV 89504
    Phone: 775-348-1986 Website: Great Basin Resource Watch

    Great Basin Resource Watch, founded in 1994 by a coalition of environmental, Native American, and scientific community representatives is a regional environmental justice organization dedicated to protecting the health and well bring of the land, air, water, wildlife, and communities of the Great Basin from the adverse effects of resource extraction and use. We inform communities about mining impacts; review mine proposals, permits, and expansions; and recommend policy solutions to reduce toxic emissions, protect our water resources, and preserve human and wildlife habitat.

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    Ground Truth Trekking Contact: David Coil
    P.O. Box 164 Seldovia AK 99663 United States
    Phone: 907-399-5530 Website: Ground Truth Trekking Website: Alaska Prospects/Mines Map

    Ground Truth Trekking works to raise awareness about natural resource issues in Alaska, including hardrock mining, coal mining, climate change, and others. We strive to create accessible information that is fact-based and informative such as fact sheets, essays, articles, figures and maps.

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    Information Network for Responsible Mining (INFORM) Contact: Jennifer Thurston
    P.O. Box 349 Lyons CO 80540 United States
    Phone: 212-473-7717 Website: Information Network for Responsible Mining

    INFORM watchdogs all hardrock mining issues in Colorado by participating in local, state and federal reviews of hard rock mine proposals, projects and legislation. INFORM works to protect Colorado communities, watersheds and the environment from irresponsible mining practices by providing the information necessary to make informed decisions on mining issues and engage in the public process.

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    Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Contact: Jessica Koski
    16429 Beartown Road Baraga MI 49908 United States
    Phone: 906-524-5757 ext. 25 Website: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

    The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of the Lake Superior Band of Chippewa Indians is a federally-recognized tribal nation located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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    Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment (MASE) Contact: Susan Gordon
    P.O. Box 4524 ALbuquerque NM 87196
    Phone: 505-577-8438 Website: Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment

    MACE is rooted in the experiences of uranium-impacted communities of the southwestern U.S. We are communities working to restore and protect the natural and cultural environment through respectfully promoting intercultural engagement among communities and institutions for the benefit of all life and future generations.

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    Okanogan Highlands Alliance Contact: David Kliegman
    PO Box 163 Tonasket WA 98855 United States
    Phone: 509-560-4429 Website: Okanogan Highlands Alliance

    OHA works to minimize watershed impacts associated with the Buckhorn gold mine operations and exploration, improve the ecological health of the Okanogan Highlands and increase community awareness and involvement in watershed issue.

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    Protect Our Manoomin Contact: Robert E. DesJarlait
    6024 Old Viking Blvd. NW Nowthen MN 55303 United States
    Phone: (612) 600 2526 Website: Protect Our Manoomin

    Protect Our Manoomin is an grassroots Anishinaabe organization. Our mission is to educate and inform on issues related to manoomin (wild rice) in regard to mining, environmental ethics, and associated treaty issues.

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    Resource Media Contact: Liz Banse
    600 Stewart Street, Ste. 1201 Seattle WA 98101 United States
    Phone: 206.374.7795 Website: Resource Media

    Resource Media is a non-profit PR firm helping partners succeed in todays dynamic media landscape. We develop and create smart communications strategies for the environment and public health. Our staff can quote the 1872 mining law chapter and verse, but even more important is their ability to explain why it is a bad deal for tax payers, hunters, hikers and everyone that lives down stream.

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    Save the Scenic Santa Ritas (SSSR) Contact: Lisa Froelich
    8987 E. Tanque Verde #309-157 Tucson AZ 85749
    Phone: 520-445-6615 Website: scenicsantaritas

    SSSR was formed in 1996 to protect the scenic, aesthetic, recreational, and wildlife values of the Santa Rita Mountains, Patagonia Mountains, Canelo Hills and San Rafael Valley through education and outreach, including protection of these areas from degradation due to mining activities.

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    Save the Wild U.P. Contact: Alexandra Maxwell
    P.O. Box 562 Marquette MI 49855 United States
    Phone: (906) 662-8876 Website: Save the Wild U.P.

    Through public awareness and education we strive to protect the Upper Peninsula from unsustainable development, degradation and dangerous contamination.

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    SkyTruth Contact: David Manthos
    PO Box 3283 Shepherdstown WV 25443 United States
    Phone: 304-885-4581 Website: SkyTruth

    SkyTruth’s mission is to motivate and empower new constituencies for environmental protection. We envision a world where all people can see and understand the environmental consequences of human activity everywhere on Earth, and are motivated to take action to protect it. SkyTruth promotes environmental awareness and protection with remote sensing and digital mapping technology. We provide stunning images backed by scientifically robust information about our changing environment to stimulate changes in habitat protection, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable resource management.

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    Southeast Alaska Conservation Council Contact: Guy Archibald
    419 Sixth Street #200 Juneau AK 99081 United States
    Phone: (907) 586-6942 Website: Southeast Alaska Conservation Council

    SEACC have been fighting to retain the wild places and natural values of the Tongass National Forest and promoting community sustainability for over 40 years.

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    Tallahassee Area Community, Inc. Contact: Catherine J. Meyrick
    P.O. Box 1890 Canon City CO 81215 United States
    Phone: (719) 275-1030 Website: Tallahassee Area Community, Inc.

    TAC is dedicated to protecting the environment from the harmful effects of uranium exploration, mining and milling. The organization attempts to do that by advocating for legislation, educating the public and bringing legal challenges against individuals or private entities or governmental bodies which pose a threat or fail to follow the laws that protect citizens against those hazards.

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    Uranium Watch Contact: Sarah M. Fields
    P.O. Box 344 Moab UT 84532 United States
    Phone: 435-259-9450 Website: Uranium Watch

    Uranium Watch educates and advocates for protection of public health and the environment from the impacts of the uranium and nuclear industries. UW promotes informed public participation related to the uranium and nuclear power projects in Utah. We are a citizen information, research, networking, and environmental action project.

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    Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ) Contact: Diane Farsetta
    122 State Street #405A Madison WI 53703 United States
    Phone: (608) 250-9240 Website: Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ)

    WNPJ facilitates activities, cooperation and communication among Wisconsin organizations and individuals working toward the creation of a sustainable world, free from violence and injustice. We build coalitions, engage the public and wage campaigns through our Anti-Militarism, Immigrant Rights and Environment Work Groups, the last of which heads our anti-mining advocacy.

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    Wisconsin Resources Protection Council Contact: Al Gedicks
    210 Avon Street # 4 La Crosse WI 54603 United States
    Phone: (608) 784-4399 Website: Wisconsin Resources Protection

    The Wisconsin Resources Protection Council seeks to educate the public about the consequences of allowing international mining corporations to develop a new mining district in northern Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota.

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    Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve Contact: Emily Whittaker
    P.O. Box 5 Big Bay MI 49808 United States
    Phone: 906-345-9223 Website: Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve

    The Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve in a non-profit watershed group that has been protecting and preserving the high quality watersheds of the Yellow Dog and Salmon-Trout Rivers since1995. They inform and inspire citizens to take action in the protection of these areas against threats such as mining, logging, and non-point source pollution.

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