Julie Lucas

“Climate Change Solutions from the Ground Up”

As the Executive Director of MiningMinnesota, Julie Lucas advocates for responsible mining of mineral resources in Minnesota that will “keep the lights on” as our nation undergoes a clean energy transformation. She earned her mining experience serving as the Director of Water Resources for Twin Metals Minnesota, a proposed copper-nickel mine near Ely, Minnesota and as the Environmental Manager of Hibbing Taconite Company, a Cleveland-Cliffs iron ore mine in Hibbing, Minnesota. Through education and collaboration opportunities, Julie engages with a broad audience of interested stakeholders. She attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth and has a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a master’s degree in Water Resources Science.

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