LSCP creates online petition for Empire Mine

Feb 15, 2018

MARQUETTE, MI--   Cleveland Cliffs is trying to decide if it should build a new mining operation in 

Minnesota or reopen the Empire Mine, and a Marquette agency is trying to tip the scales in the U.P.’s favor.

The Lake Superior Community Partnership has created on online petition. In part, it says CCI makes up a portion of the u-p’s heritage and culture and has significantly contributed to the economy and lives of the region’s citizens. The petition states “We stand strong in our commitment to mining and urge Cleveland Cliffs to expand operations in Michigan.”

For more information go to the LSCP website at marquette.org.