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DNR grants mine company air permit exemption

Gogebic Taconite asked DNR for permit exemption in December

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says a company planning a huge iron mine near Mellen doesn't need an air permit to take bulk mineral samples.

Government double standard? Darlington man says so

State senator says state isn't looking out for the average citizen

A Darlington man and his state senator are speaking out against proposed legislation that would grant special privileges to the company operating a possible taconite mine in northern Wisconsin. 

Compromise in works for access to mine site

Lawmakers developing alternative to barring public from proposed mine site

A bipartisan group of lawmakers are developing an alternative to barring the public from 3,500 acres of forest around a proposed mine site in northern Wisconsin.

Committee approves mine forest closure bill

Wisconsin Senate committee OKs mine forest closure bill

A legislative committee has approved a Republican bill that would close thousands of acres around a potential mine site in far northern Wisconsin.

Armed guards to stay at proposed mining site

Gogebic Taconite won't pull armed guards from proposed mining site in NW Wisconsin

A mining company says it has no intention of pulling its armed guards from an exploratory drilling site in northwestern Wisconsin.

Armed guards to stay at proposed mining site

Gogebic Taconite won't pull armed guards from proposed mining site in NW Wisconsin

A mining company says it has no intention of pulling its armed guards from an exploratory drilling site in northwestern Wisconsin.

Armed guards to stay at proposed mining site

Gogebic Taconite won't pull armed guards from proposed mining site in NW Wisconsin

A mining company says it has no intention of pulling its armed guards from an exploratory drilling site in northwestern Wisconsin.

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.

Budget panel approves mining bill

Panel approval sets up votes in full Senate, Assembly

The Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee has approved a Republican bill that would overhaul the state's mining regulations.

Fitzgerald opposes new tax on iron mine

Tonnage tax would be based amount of ore extracted

The state Senate's top Republican says he's against imposing a so-called tonnage tax on a company looking to open an iron mine in far northwestern Wisconsin.

Canadian firm could mine gold in Marathon Co.

Company has mineral rights on 600 acres east of Wausau

A Canadian company is evaluating the feasibility of an open pit mine in eastern Marathon County where it has found traces of gold.

Canadian firm could mine gold in Marathon Co.

Company has mineral rights on 600 acres east of Wausau

A Canadian company is evaluating the feasibility of an open pit mine in eastern Marathon County where it has found traces of gold.

Canadian firm could mine gold in Marathon Co.

Company has mineral rights on 600 acres east of Wausau

A Canadian company is evaluating the feasibility of an open pit mine in eastern Marathon County where it has found traces of gold.

Canadian firm could mine gold in Marathon Co.

Company has mineral rights on 600 acres east of Wausau

A Canadian company is evaluating the feasibility of an open pit mine in eastern Marathon County where it has found traces of gold.

DNR to hold hearing on sand mine air permit

Hearing to be held Tuesday in Sparta

People will get a chance to sound off on whether state environmental officials should grant an air permit to a company looking to open a sand mine in western Wisconsin.

DNR to hold hearing on sand mine air permit

Hearing to be held Tuesday in Sparta

People will get a chance to sound off on whether state environmental officials should grant an air permit to a company looking to open a sand mine in western Wisconsin.