Mining in Wisconsin Army Corps of Engineers Won't Hasten Mining Review for Wisconsin DNR By Marge Pitrof • Dec 30, 2013 DNR wanted to work jointly with the Corps on an Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed iron mine in northern Wisconsin, but the Corps cannot. Local Rules for Mining a Hot Issue By Marge Pitrof • Oct 24, 2013 There has been no shortage of opinions Thursday, on a bill to limit local regulation of mining. The Senate Committee took in hours of public comment before calling it a day at 7 pm. Assembly Won't Tackle Local Mining Regulations Bill This Fall By Marge Pitrof • Oct 22, 2013 Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says his chamber is too busy to consider a divisive Senate bill to limit local power over mining operations. Concerns Voiced about Asbestos at Proposed Mine Site By Marge Pitrof • Oct 8, 2013 Two scientists claim they have found high levels of asbestos in rock samples, at one of Gogebic Taconite's testing sites in northern Wisconsin. State Senate Will Not Vote Tuesday on Limiting Access to Proposed Mine Site By Marge Pitrof • Sep 16, 2013 The author of a bill restricting how close people can get to a proposed mine in northern Wisconsin says he does not have enough votes. Mine Opponents Dominate Public Hearing in Hurley By Susan Bence • Aug 16, 2013 Susan Bence A steady stream of citizens flowed through the Hurley High School Gym on Thursday, to offer input on early phases of mine testing. Most oppose a company plan to extract iron ore nearby. DNR Seeks More Information on Potential Iron Mine By Marge Pitrof • Jul 3, 2013 The Wisconsin DNR wants more details from Gogebic Taconite, the company interesting in mining iron ore south of Lake Superior.