mining

Mining company withdraws application

The state Department of Natural Resources says a company that was looking to open a huge iron mine in northern Wisconsin has officially withdrawn its plans.

Mining company closing office in northern Wisconsin

The company looking to open an iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin says it is closing its office in Hurley effective on Sunday, casting doubt on the future of the project that sparked fierce debate and opposition from environmentalists and tribal members near the site.

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.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Tribal chief calls for nonviolent mine opposition

Bad River tribal chief calls for nonviolent opposition to northern Wisconsin mine

The head of an American Indian tribe is urging nonviolent opposition to the possible opening of an iron ore mine near their reservation in northern Wisconsin.

Tribal chief calls for nonviolent mine opposition

Bad River tribal chief calls for nonviolent opposition to northern Wisconsin mine

The head of an American Indian tribe is urging nonviolent opposition to the possible opening of an iron ore mine near their reservation in northern Wisconsin.

Tribal chief calls for nonviolent mine opposition

Bad River tribal chief calls for nonviolent opposition to northern Wisconsin mine

The head of an American Indian tribe is urging nonviolent opposition to the possible opening of an iron ore mine near their reservation in northern Wisconsin.