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WPR airs mining hearing

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced a public information hearing for Thursday in Hurley, Wis.

The hearing concerns the proposed bulk sampling activity and the pre-application notice to mine at Gogebic Taconite's potential mining project near Mellen, WI. The hearing will be held at Hurley High School Gymnasium, 5503 W. Range View Drive, beginning at 10 a.m. and continues until 8 p.m.

Wisconsin Public Radio will provide live coverage of the hearing on regional stations KUWS 91.3 FM in Superior and WUWS 90.9 FM in Ashland, and online at WPR Reporter Mike Simonson will anchor the coverage.

Wisconsin Public Radio's KUWS is a co-curricular activity of the Communicating Arts Department at the University of Wisconsin - Superior and a member of the WPR network of stations.