"So much of our patients' health is outside of our clinic walls," said Dr. Dania Kamp, MAFP President.
"It's truly unprecedented for so many medical professionals to take a position like this. ... We are jointly expressing our deep concern for the health of our community," Dr. Deb Allert, President of the MAFP Lake Superior Chapter, added.
Hearing testimony from the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) meeting on October 19. 2016, was captured in a second article by John Myers in the Duluth News Tribune Read Article
The heroes of this story are MAFP members, specifically Northern Minnesota family doctors who have taken the lead in the effort to protect human health from sulfide mining, along with the nurses and public health professionals who have stood shoulder-to-shoulder for the past two and a half years.
Thank you for all that you have done and for the deep moral commitment you have brought and continue to bring to this work.