Open-pit mine proposed in Ashland and Iron counties

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.

Proposed northern Wisconsin mine brings promise of jobs, but ...

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

A Taconite Story: Mining in Northern Wisconsin - csbsju.edu

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Bill to end moratorium on mining is introduced

Wisconsin's mining moratorium law would be jettisoned under a bill proposed Thursday by two Republican legislators that could spur plans for new mining in northern Wisconsin. Environmentalists have been expecting that Republicans, who control the Legislature, would introduce legislation to ...

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The proposed iron ore mine in far northern Wisconsin -- a project that's attracted international attention -- has been debated and discussed in all sorts of places.

Gogebic Taconite mining project - Wisconsin DNR

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Gov. Scott Walker signs iron mining legislation

Gov. Scott Walker on Monday signed a bill that rewrites iron mining laws and could pave the way for construction of a $1.5 billion open pit mine in northern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin debates law to allow iron ore strip mining | Reuters

A controversial plan to strip mine for iron ore in northern Wisconsin could proceed under a proposed state law designed to ease environmental rules.

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Proposed northern Wisconsin mine brings promise of jobs, but environmental impact questioned. A taconite mine proposed near Ashland in northern Wisconsin could bring ...

Crandon mine - Wikipedia

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Wisconsin's Mining Standoff | Al Jazeera America

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The Back 40 Mine is a Bad Investment | Sierra Club

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Protestors stand at the entrance of the proposed mine site in the Penokee mountains in northern Wisconsin. Image: Josh Rushing The battle against what could be the nation's largest open pit mine in a rural, pristine area of northern Wisconsin is now the subject of a television show.

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Open pit mine proposed in Ashland and Iron counties Home. Nov 17, 2010 . The last proposed mine in Wisconsin, the Crandon mine, never got off . said Matt Dallman, director of conservation in northern Wisconsin for.

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Mining - Wisconsin Stewardship Network

Mining and its impacts in Wisconsin, including the proposed Crandon mine

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Ironwood: The Rocks of the Penokee Range - Wisconsin Academy

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Wis. governor, Chippewas battle over open pit mine plan

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Gogebic Taconite - Wikipedia

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