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DNR approves GTAC plan to drill more exploratory holes in Penokees

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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.

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

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