Wisconsin Iron Ore Mine http://wuwm.com en Mining Company Scales Back Plan to Dig Test Holes http://wuwm.com/post/mining-company-scales-back-plan-dig-test-holes <p>The DNR must have raised questions about five locations where Gogebic Taconite wanted to dig test holes in northern Wisconsin. State inspectors visited the sites this week, after the company submitted an application to do the work.&nbsp; Now G-Tac has submitted a new <a href="http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Mines/Gogebic.html">application with the State of Wisconsin</a>, asking for DNR approval to dig eight holes instead of 13.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 17:31:26 +0000 Marge Pitrof 3508 at http://wuwm.com Mining Company Scales Back Plan to Dig Test Holes Opposition to Open Pit Mine Focuses on Civil Disobedience http://wuwm.com/post/opposition-open-pit-mine-focuses-civil-disobedience-0 <p></p><p></p><p>Debate over a proposed iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin seems to have died down a bit. Yet, players on both sides are positioning themselves. Within the last few weeks, the company Gogebic Taconite applied for an exploratory license, while an anti-mining group opened an office in Ashland to monitor developments. As WUWM’s LaToya Dennis reports, that’s not where things end – at least for mine opponents.They’ll stage a workshop in northern Wisconsin this weekend,on civil disobedience. Thu, 16 May 2013 22:23:49 +0000 LaToya Dennis 3437 at http://wuwm.com Opposition to Open Pit Mine Focuses on Civil Disobedience