Gogebic Taconite http://wuwm.com en Voices of Support for Proposed Penokee Mine http://wuwm.com/post/voices-support-proposed-penokee-mine <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As vehemently as some residents of far northern Wisconsin oppose the proposed iron ore mine south of Lake Superior, others staunchly support it. &nbsp;We talk with several people who want mining now.</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 37248 at http://wuwm.com Voices of Support for Proposed Penokee Mine Iron and Ashland Communities Puzzle Over Local Mining Agreements http://wuwm.com/post/iron-and-ashland-communities-puzzle-over-local-mining-agreements <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Right now, the </span>DNR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and mining company&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gogebic&nbsp;Taconite, or&nbsp;</span>GTAC<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, &nbsp;are in the middle of a complicated permitting process.</span></p><p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 37163 at http://wuwm.com Iron and Ashland Communities Puzzle Over Local Mining Agreements Documentary Explores Volatile Issues Around Proposed Iron Mine in Northern Wisconsin http://wuwm.com/post/documentary-explores-volatile-issues-around-proposed-iron-mine-northern-wisconsin <p></p><p>This Saturday evening, a documentary will air on cable TV about the debate that has consumed Wisconsin for a couple years. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 33657 at http://wuwm.com Documentary Explores Volatile Issues Around Proposed Iron Mine in Northern Wisconsin 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 Arizona Security Company’s Guards to Return to Mine Site http://wuwm.com/post/arizona-security-company-s-guards-return-mine-site <p>State regulators have granted a license to a firm that started using armed guards, clad in camouflage, at the site of a potential iron mine. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:35:44 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 9991 at http://wuwm.com Arizona Security Company’s Guards to Return to Mine Site Governor and Tribal Leader Condemn Violence at Proposed Mine Site http://wuwm.com/post/governor-and-tribal-leader-condemn-violence-proposed-mine-site <p>Governor Walker wants people who disrupt mine testing in northern Wisconsin, "prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law." Fri, 12 Jul 2013 20:21:53 +0000 Marge Pitrof 8042 at http://wuwm.com Governor and Tribal Leader Condemn Violence at Proposed Mine Site