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EOH-004: Health Priorities in Mining

 
Health Priorities in Mining: The Wisconsin Medical Society supports requiring input from the Department of Health Services 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, 0417)