lake superior

Mining co. submits sampling plan to DNR

Gogebic Taconite includes pre-application notice, required a year before seeking permit

A company looking to dig a huge iron mine just south of Lake Superior has filed new papers with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources outlining a bulk sampling plan and notifying the agency it plans to seek a mining permit.

Republicans won't seek to restrict mining access

Concerns about protestors at mine site had inspired provision, rep says

Assembly Republican leaders say they will not include a provision in the state budget designed to limit public access to the proposed site of an iron ore mine near Lake Superior.