Aquila Back Forty online public meetings June 17-18

News advisory

For Immediate Release:
June 14, 2019
Jim Ostrowski, EGLE Environmental Support Division,, 517-284-6870
Jill A. Greenberg, EGLE Public Information Officer,, 517-897-4965

WHO: The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) will host two online public meetings June 17-18 to inform the public about the Aquila Back Forty Mine applications and permitting process. The proposed project would be located in Menominee County in the Upper Peninsula. Both online public meetings will present the same information.

WHAT: These meetings will provide relevant information prior to the official public hearing for applications, set for June 25, 2019, at the Stephenson High School, Stephenson, Michigan. The online public meeting will include short presentations about the following:

WHEN: June 17, 1-2 p.m. EST (Register for the June 17th webinar) or June 18, 6-7 p.m. EST (Register for the June 18th webinar)

The presentations will be posted at

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