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I found out about Public Lab while trying to get public & regulators' attention to a train that leaked ~30,000 gallons of oil along the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge in February of 2014, winter of the polar vortex. The spill stretched at least 30 miles, along the Refuge's Upper Pools 4 & 5. Despite the 50 photos I took, and documentation of the USFWS, nothing happened. Documenting, researching & photographing the environmental impact of events, especially mines, in Western Wisconsin & neighboring Minnesota is my passion. This passion started in 2011 when a sand mine was proposed in Eau Claire county, where I live. I decided to photograph before & after photos of mines. This has turned into an enormous and difficult, in fact impossible project. More than 100 mines in Wisconsin is more than I ever imagined-. Since then, I have photographed, including 3 aerial shoots, documented, researched, and spoken at public hearings for mine permitting, etc.

In addition, I am a member of Eau Claire County Groundwater Advisory Committee.

Joined about 4 years ago

a public guide to get a voice in & knowledge of gov't environmental regulations

by marlokeno over 1 year ago | 7 | 336 | 4

from the public for the public. I want to put together a public guide, perhaps a wiki to air ...

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A proposal for a way to remediate indoor silica dust

by marlokeno over 2 years ago | 10 | 1,805 | 2

proposal for mitigating indoor silica dust After reading #eustatic’s ingenious bubbler for ...

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barnraising photos, Louisiana, Nov 2015

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barnraising images, Louisiana, Nov 2015

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mapping offshore rigs near Rio, especially in the Campos basin

by marlokeno about 4 years ago | 2 | 1,261 | 0

Also, last week I found a website that gives weekly reports of mobile drilling units' locatio...

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CP RR oil tanker leak from Red wing to Winona MN, beside Mississippi River

by marlokeno about 4 years ago | 10 | 3,503 | 2

My attempt and results-Photographing spill- Weaver, MN, where train was reported to have sat ...

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Determining wind direction with a kite and compass

by mathew 12 months ago | 1 | 277 | 2

During [PM hotspot monitoring](

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Practicing a PM hotspot survey in New Auburn, WI

by mathew 12 months ago | 5 | 361 | 2

Attempting a Hotspot survey in New Auburn, WI with: @Stevie, @Gretchen, @Warren, @marlokeno, Jonn...

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Local Knowledge and Aerial Imagery

by mlamadrid almost 2 years ago | 0 | 544 | 1

Article by Mary Kenosian for [Community Science Forum: Sand-Frac Issue](

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Can NASA VIIRS data used for disaster maps?


marlokeno asked about 7 months ago

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Advice regarding taking photos over frozen surface?


stevie asked about over 1 year ago

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