March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014 – Marquette County Road Commission Upcoming Information Meeting

The Marquette County Road Commission will hold a public information meeting on Thursday March 20, 2014 at 7pm at Powell Township Hall in Big Bay.

The purpose of the information meeting is to discuss engineering plans for upgrading to CR 510 and CR AAA.  The engineering design plans will be approximately 70% complete and the meeting will focus on the following sections:

  •  CR 510 from CR 550 to Blind 35
  • CR AAA from the Michigamme/Champion Township line easterly approximately 2.5 miles. 


Plans are available for viewing here.

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December 11, 2013

DEQ-Air Quality Division has scheduled a public hearing for Air Permit

The DEQ – Air Quality Division has scheduled a public hearing for the proposed air permit for Eagle Mine’s Humboldt Mill (PTI405-08A).  the public hearing will take place in Ishpeming at Westwood High School on December 17, 2013 at 7:00pm.  An informational session will begin at 6:00pm.

View the Draft Permit here.  

For more information contact Andrew Drury at

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October 10, 2013

Marquette County Road Commission meeting to discuss CR 510 upgrades

County Road 510 is part of the Eagle Mine transportation route.

The Marquette County Road Commission will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 6:00 at the Marquette County Road Commission Office. The purpose of this meeting is to review staff responses to the Public Comment offered in regards to the proposed County Road 510 and AAA project. Minutes of the above meeting will be filed and available for public use at the Marquette County Road Commission Office during normal operating hours.

Marquette County Road Commission office location is:

1610 N. Second St.

Ishpeming, MI  49849

For more information go to the MCRC website here.


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October 8, 2013

Eagle Mine Announces Public Forums

October 9, 2013

Eagle Mine has announced their community forums for Marquette and Baraga Counties.  All meetings are open to the public.

Eagle Community Forums Fall 2013









Click here for more details.

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September 11, 2013

Upcoming Community Meetings – Fall 2013


Tuesday, September 17, 7:00pm – 8:00pm at Powell Township School – 101 Deutsch Ave, Big Bay

Thursday, September 19, 7:00pm – 8:00pm at Michigamme Township Hall – 202 W. Main, Michigamme

Tuesday, September 24, 7:00pm – 8:00pm at Baraga Lakeside Inn – 900 US41, Baraga

Thursday, September 26, 7:00pm – 8:00pm at Lakeview Arena – 401 E. Fair Ave, Marquette


The Superior Watershed Partnership invites the public for an update regarding the CEMP’s on-going, independent assessment of the Eagle Mine. Monitoring includes verification of Eagle’s permit requirements for groundwater, surface water, wildlife, plant life as well as additional monitoring of other potential impacts including air quality.

Members of the public, community organizations, tribes and others are encouraged to attend to learn more about the program, ask questions and provide input.

CEMP Community Meetings are hosted by SWP and independent of the forums held by Eagle Mine.

The public can also comment by filling out a feedback form here.


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