Gogebic Taconite http://wuwm.com en Koch Brothers’ Group Has Mixed Success in Iron County Board Races http://wuwm.com/post/koch-brothers-group-has-mixed-success-iron-county-board-races <p>Americans for Prosperity got involved in county board elections in northern Wisconsin this spring, hoping to help pro-mining candidates win.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:32:32 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 28296 at http://wuwm.com Koch Brothers’ Group Has Mixed Success in Iron County Board Races State Senate Passes Bill That Would Restrict Access to Mine http://wuwm.com/post/state-senate-passes-bill-would-restrict-access-mine <p></p><p>Wisconsin may prevent the public from getting close to a proposed mine in northern Wisconsin.</p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 17243 at http://wuwm.com State Senate Passes Bill That Would Restrict Access to Mine Ashland County Considers Ability to Protect Residents from Asbestos http://wuwm.com/post/ashland-county-considers-ability-protect-residents-asbestos <p><em><strong>UPDATE&nbsp; </strong></em>Area residents including members of the Bad River and Lac Courte Oreilles Bands&nbsp; of Lake Superior Chippewa overflowed the board room. After long discussion the Ashland County Mining Impact Committee decided to reconvene next week, when the panel will review a bulk sampling&nbsp; ordinance.&nbsp; The chair assigned several committee members to prepare an ordinance that would not allow natural occurring asbestos to be disturbed.<br /> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:58:03 +0000 Susan Bence 15671 at http://wuwm.com Ashland County Considers Ability to Protect Residents from Asbestos State Panel Approves Public Land Restrictions http://wuwm.com/post/state-panel-approves-public-land-restrictions <p>The state Senate Mining Committee has approved a bill that will close thousands of acres around a mining site in northern Wisconsin to hikers, hunters and other members of the public. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:07:12 +0000 Bob Bach 12426 at http://wuwm.com Lawmakers Could Close Land Surrounding Site of Proposed Iron Ore Mine http://wuwm.com/post/lawmakers-could-close-land-surrounding-site-proposed-iron-ore-mine <p></p><p>UPDATE: The Senate Mining Committee advanced the proposal Thursday, sending it to the full state Senate. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 12365 at http://wuwm.com Lawmakers Could Close Land Surrounding Site of Proposed Iron Ore Mine