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.
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.
Twin Pines Minerals processed tailings for this north Florida mine, the Chemours North Maxville Mine:
You can help save the Swamp!
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
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