UntitledThe Winona State University Geoscience Department Earth Talks Speaker’s Series will host Paul Eger presenting “Modern Mining Practices and Mine Remediation Strategies” at 4 p.m. Monday, April 4, in the Science Laboratory Center Auditorium, room 120.

Eger will discuss copper nickel mining developments in northeastern Minnesota. Eger will also talk about the controversy that is copper nickel mining, environmental problems associated with past mining operations, and modern mining practices and regulations.

Eger is an environmental engineer with Global Minerals Engineering and has worked on environmental issues related to mining for many years. Eger has worked in both the public and private sector on the prediction, control, regulation, and treatment of mining related environmental problems.

This event is free and open to the public.

Earth Talks Speaker Series is hosted each semester by the Geoscience Department. The series serves as a forum through which experts from academia, government, and the private sector, as well as WSU students and faculty, share their experiences and research results with the WSU geoscience community. The series also provides a venue for discussions of professional, educational, and employment issues related to geology, natural resources, Earth science teaching, and other related disciplines.

For more information, contact Stephen Allard at SAllard@winona.edu.