The Endangered St. Louis River and its Connection to Lake Superior

A potential new poisonous sulfide mine in the headwaters of the St. Louis River in Minnesota could affect the drinking water supply for thousands of Great Lakes residents.

By Jessie Thomas-Blate | October 1, 2015
Andrew Slade, Minnesota Environmental Partnership
Tonia Kittelson from Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness (l) and Kristin Larsen from Friends of the Cloquet Valley State Forest (r) stand at the end of the portage into the headwaters of the St. Louis River.