Penokee Hills mining

Environment
1:00 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Lawmakers Could Close Land Surrounding Site of Proposed Iron Ore Mine

The proposed iron mine in northern Wisconsin has generated debate, including over whether the public can access the land in the Penokee Hills

UPDATE: The Senate Mining Committee advanced the proposal Thursday, sending it to the full state Senate.

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Environment
6:00 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Mining Opponent Uses JFK Speech to Tout Value of Bad River Watershed

Mike Wiggins Jr. is tribal chairman of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

No single group stands out more in opposition to the proposed iron mine in Northern Wisconsin, than the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Its chairman recently took his "stop the mine" message to Governor Walker's office - with a unique approach.

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Environment
6:00 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Are There Other Job Creators in Proposed Iron Mining Region?

Kelly Westlund inside Lake Superior CSA aggregation and distribution central.

One compelling element of the proposed iron mine in the Penokee Range is employment. An Ashland city councilor insists the area has multiple options for creating jobs.

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Environment
6:00 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Making an Impression Next to Proposed Penokee Mining Site

Mel Gasper wows his young listener at harvest camp.

Wisconsin’s heated debate over mining iron ore continues to flare. We visit the harvest camp the Lac Courte Oreilles band has set up on the edge of the proposed mine.

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Environment
3:44 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

DNR Seeks More Information on Potential Iron Mine

Company must provide more specifics about mining plan in northern Wisconsin

The Wisconsin DNR wants more details from Gogebic Taconite, the company interesting in mining iron ore south of Lake Superior.

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