Madison — Ojibwe tribal leader Chris McGeshick drew applause from tribal visitors Thursday as he addressed state lawmakers and heralded the end of a proposed iron mine in northern Wisconsin.
The team made nearly 20 trips to northern Wisconsin to gather interviews and footage, and many people – on both sides of the mining issue – feared the name Al JaZeera.
The mine proposed by Exxon south of Crandon, Wisconsin would remove approximately 10 times this volume of ore and would be a deep shaft mine that would go 1/2 mile deep. No one has been able to find one example of a successfully reclaimed massive sulfide metallic mine of this type anywhere on the Planet Earth that has not caused major pollution.
Appleton — While building a new iron-ore mine is a gargantuan task, it also requires several intermediate steps that can each be daunting by itself. That means construction of a controversial mine in northern Wisconsin probably won't start for several years. Mining company Gogebic Taconite
GTAC, of course, is pushing for a massive 20-mile long, 1/3 mile deep open-pit iron mine an arm's stretch away from the Bad River Indian Reservation in northern Wisconsin. Taconite mining is notorious for being the second largest source of mercury emissions next to coal power plants.
A pristine area in Northern Wisconsin next to Lake Superior, much prized for its clean water and wilderness, is also home to 25 percent of the country's iron ore reserves, a commercial value of ...
2013-11-11· Mel Gasper of Lac Courte Oreilles talks from the LCO Harvest and Education Camp on stopping the proposed Gogebic Taconite Mine in the Penokee Hills of northern Wisconsin.
Locations of industrial sand mines and processing plants in Wisconsin. Industrial sand for use in the petroleum industry has been produced in Wisconsin for over 40 years.
Armed with its status as a sovereign nation and powerful treaties with the federal government, the Bad River Chippewa tribe has the legal muscle to do what Democratic opponents of an iron mine proposed for northern Wisconsin have so far been unable to do: halt or delay the project. Those powers
By LeAnn R. Ralph. TOWN OF HOWARD — Northern Sands Wisconsin is still working on the sand mine license application for the proposed 1,300-acre frac sand mine …
Proposed northern Wisconsin mine brings promise of jobs, but ... Apr 12, 2011 ... A taconite mine proposed near Ashland in northern Wisconsin could ... and taken to a processing plant where the iron is removed magnetically...
Wisconsin's citizens, most of their jobs, the state's economic wellbeing and its … as iron ore, copper, zinc, phosphate, molybdenum as well as gold and silver in … iron mining existed in western and northern Wisconsin throughout much of the …
The proposed mining project was located about five miles south of the city of Crandon, Wisconsin. Additionally, the proposed mine was directly adjacent to the Mole Lake reservation of the Chippewa (Ojibwe) people and the Forest County Potawatomi community .
Iron mining in northern Wisconsin poses a variety of potential threats to human health and to the water supply that connects a complex ecosystem ranging from upland forest to wetland bogs to Lake Superior, state scientists say in an internal report that came to light during January.
A Taconite Story: Mining in Northern Wisconsin By JJ Roske Faculty Advisors: Jean Lavigne & Troy Knight Introduction In the Great Lakes area, the mining of metallic ores helped to shape the economy and culture of the Midwest. Today, within the Penokee Hills of northern Wisconsin there is a current proposal from a mining company to begin a taconite iron mine. Taconite is a lower grade of iron ...
Wisconsin Democrat says proposed mine would be nearly as . Bernard Schaber said the central size of a mine proposed for far northern Wisconsin could be about two-thirds the size of Lake Winnebago There's an element of truth in her statement in
A taconite mine proposed near Ashland in northern Wisconsin could bring thousands of high-paying jobs to the region and billions of dollars to the state's economy, but it would first have to pass an extensive environmental impact study.
-- by Steve Horn. Bulletproof Securities, the Arizona private security firm that was operating without a license in northern Wisconsin to protect a controversial mine owned by Gogebic Taconite, may have broken the law by misleading regulators when it finally got around to applying for its license.
ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) -- A mining company wants to spend more than $1 billion to develop an open-pit iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin. Gogebic Taconite has purchased an option to lease the mineral ...
ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — A mining company wants to spend more than $1 billion to develop an open-pit iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin. Gogebic Taconite LLC has purchased an option to lease the mineral rights on 22,000 acres in Ashland and Iron counties.
Gogebic Taconite mining project - … 2014-3-24 · The Gogebic Iron Range is an 80-mile long belt of distinctive Precambrian bedrock in northern Wisconsin ... to a proposed mine.
Crandon, Wisconsin - Wikipedia. Crandon is a city in Forest County, Wisconsin, United States; it is in the northeastern part of the state, about 100 miles (160 km) north of Green Bay.
An affiliate of a privately held coal mining company is proposing to spend more than $1 billion to develop a large open-pit iron ore mine on an ancient mountain range in far northern Wisconsin.
2014-03-24· The Gogebic Iron Range is an 80-mile long belt of distinctive Precambrian bedrock in northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It stretches east to west, roughly from Lake Gogebic in Michigan to Lake Namekagon in Wisconsin.
A large open-pit mine in the Penokee Range, similar to the one proposed by GTAC, would be about four miles long, 600 to 900 feet deep, and about 1600 feet wide, making it the largest single topographic feature in Wisconsin.
Proposed iron ore mine would affect Native American nations. By I-May Choo. For Ashley Duffy, member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and president of the Native American Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, wild rice planting is something special to her and her family.
Crandon mine was a mine proposed for northeastern Wisconsin, USA. It was to be situated near the town of Crandon and the Mole Lake Ojibwe Reservation in Forest County.
Gogebic Taconite is an iron-ore mining company in development stage, based in Florida, with a presence in Hurley, Wisconsin. The company, owned by the larger mining organizations, Cline Resource and Development Group, is at the center of a dispute among politicians, community groups, environmental organizations, Native American tribal councils ...