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While the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources sifts through comments about sampling 4,000 tons of rock in a proposed mining area of northern Wisconsin, they are also waiting for a reply from the mining company.
Tuesday, September, 10, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
The recent announcement by Sens. Thomas Tiffany, R-Hazelhurst, and Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend, of an exclusive sweetheart deal to allow Gogebic Taconite to restrict public access and recreational use of 4,000 acres of managed forestland in northern Wisconsin is an assault on Wisconsin’s outdoor traditions and values.
Friday, September, 06, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Opinion
MADISON — A bill that would close public access to areas around a proposed iron ore mining site in Ashland and Iron counties was criticized Wednesday by Northwoods lawmakers as inequitable and unnecessary.
Friday, September, 06, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
The proposed iron ore mine near Hurley is inspiring debate among politicians and people at the grass roots, too.
Thursday, September, 05, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
The public will have a chance to testify today on a bill to close off about 4,000 acres of forest land around a proposed mining site.
Wednesday, September, 04, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Business
A bill that would close up to 4,000 acres of forest around a proposed mine site just south of Lake Superior is already stirring debate among lawmakers and the public, days before it is scheduled for a hearing before the Senate mining committee.
Saturday, August, 31, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
Superior firefighters spent six hours battling a fire in the conveyor belt system at the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe taconite facility in the city’s Allouez neighborhood Monday night.
Tuesday, August, 27, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
The Penokee Range mining project is designed to be an open pit mine. There is no debate this type of mining will result in permanent changes to the landscape.
Friday, August, 16, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Opinion
The federal government is being asked to stop any more mining activity in the Penokee Hills, exploratory or otherwise.
Thursday, August, 15, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
Wednesday, August, 14, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
Mike Wiggins, the chairman of the Bad River Tribe, says Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) should already know what’s in the Penokee Hills iron ore body.
Wednesday, August, 07, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Business
The state granted Bulletproof Securities a license to operate in the state Monday.
Tuesday, August, 06, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Business
Monday, August, 05, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
A company looking to dig a huge iron mine just south of Lake Superior says it may not resort to blasting for thousands of tons of rock samples.
Thursday, August, 01, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Business
The Iron County Board unanimously voted Tuesday night to postpone seeking criminal or civil charges against the Lac Courte Oreilles Harvest Camp in the Penokees.
Wednesday, July, 31, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
The time to beat Saturday morning was 26 minutes. With the goal in mind, volunteer firefighters from the towns of Parkland and Superior shuttled water from a hydrant at the corner of White Birch Trail and Billings Drive to a drop tank at the end of Kilner Bay Drive.
Tuesday, July, 30, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources plans to ask its board to authorize a hearing on rule changes reflecting the state's contentious new mining law.
Monday, July, 29, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
Sunday, July, 28, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
The Iron County District Attorney says state regulators have told him they’re opening an investigation into the security firm that was guarding a potential northern Wisconsin mining site.
Friday, July, 26, 2013 - Wisconsin Public Radio - News
MADISON – State Sen. Bob Jauch, D-Poplar, and two other senators will introduce a bill they said Wednesday attempts to balance mine worker safety and access to managed forest lands being mined.
Thursday, July, 25, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News