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Mike Simonson, Wisconsin Public Radio

The Department of Natural Resources gave approval on Tuesday for Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) to drill another half-dozen exploratory holes in Iron County. The approval renews GTAC’s drilling license for another year.


DNR hydrobiologist Larry Lynch said the six holes will range from 500 to 1,600 feet deep.

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