EOH-004: Health Priorities in Mining
Health Priorities in Mining: The Wisconsin Medical Society supports requiring input from the Department of Health prior to the issuance of a mining permit. The Department’s input:
- Must be based on evidence provided by public health experts with knowledge of the public health issues that result from mining.
- Should include consideration of past environmental records of mining companies seeking a mining permit. (HOD, 0411)*
*Currently under five-year policy review.