Video: Save the Okefenokee; Stop the Mine!

Great video by Georgia River Network asking you to help save the Okefenokee Swamp from a proposed strip mine:


Here’s the video:

Video: Save the Okefenokee; Stop the Mine!
Video by Georgia River Network, thanks to GRN E.D. Rena Peck Stricker.

Gators need water.


Trail Ridge is the Okefenokee Swamp’s geological dam that Twin Pines Minterals of Alabama proposes to mine in Georgia, near the Swamp. The Swamp is partly in Florida, and is the headwaters of the Suwannee and St Marys Rivers, which flow in both Georgia and Florida.

[Trail Ridge]
Trail Ridge

Sign up for the virtual Public Hearing by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
2-5 PM Wednesday, May 12, 2020

Must sign up in advance:
Subject: “RSVP for 13 May Public Meeting TPM”


Or comment to the Corps by email:
Deadline: May 28, 2020

Be sure to refer to
Applicant: Twin Pines Minerals, LLC, Application Number: SAS-2018-00554.

[Comment by Email]
Comment by Email

Twin Pines Minerals processed tailings for this north Florida mine, the Chemours North Maxville Mine:

[North Maxville Mine in north Florida]
North Maxville Mine in north Florida
Photo: Wayne Morgan for WWALS on a Southwings flight for Suwannee Riverkeeper, 2019-10-05.

You can help save the Swamp!

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

You can join this fun and work by becoming a WWALS member today!