Managing Mine-scarred Lands in Southwestern Wisconsin

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Author(s) Geoffrey Siemering, Chris Baxter, Gene Schriefer.

Southwestern Wisconsin is well-known for its rich history in mining. Unfortunately, poor waste rock handling during mine operation, inadequate remediation after mine closure, and recent disturbance of ore or tailings continue to negatively affect human and environmental health throughout the region. Learn about the steps you can take to minimize your exposure to metal-contaminated soils (8 pages; 2019).


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