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penokee hills taconite mining information

penokee hills taconite mining information

Penokee Hills Information Directory. In Northern Wisconsin, GTAC intends to dig the world's largest open-pit taconite mine—4.5 miles long, 1000 feet wide, and 900 feet deep for phase one—at the top of the Bad River watershed, which flows through the Bad River reservation and into Lake Superior. In this ecologically delicate area, a mine of this size spells certain environmental disaster for our wetlands, rivers, …

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china mining and metallurgy projects manufacturers

china mining and metallurgy projects manufacturers

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public meeting on proposed penokee iron ore mining project

public meeting on proposed penokee iron ore mining project

WISCONSIN -- Wisconsin Public Radio will broadcast a discussion about the proposed Penokee Iron mining project beginning at 6 p.m. (CST) TONIGHT, Wednesday, Jan. 19. The two-hour live broadcast will include representatives from Gogebic Taconite Company, the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS), and the Ashland and Iron County Development Associations

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penokee hills education project formed | mining action group

penokee hills education project formed | mining action group

Jun 20, 2011 · PHEP has organized to address the fast-track proposal to begin iron ore (taconite) mining in Northern Wisconsin’s Penokee Hills and Bad River watershed. The Penokee Hills and the Bad River watershed, located in Ashland and Iron Counties, have been targeted for iron ore (taconite) by a subsidiary of Florida-based Cline Group

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mining in the penokee hills | midwest environmental advocates

mining in the penokee hills | midwest environmental advocates

At the center of Wisconsin’s debate was a proposal for an open-pit iron mine in the Penokee Hills by a Florida-based subsidiary of the Cline Corporation, Gogebic Taconite (GTAC). The process of the iron mining deregulation law truly subverted democracy and marginalized the involvement of both Tribal and non-Tribal Wisconsin citizens

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gogebic taconite mine project - encyclopedia of wisconsin

gogebic taconite mine project - encyclopedia of wisconsin

The reason why the Penokee-Gogebic Range is so attractive to potential mining companies is because it has a geological composition and history that is one of a kind among iron ranges. The range receives it name from the iron-rich rock, referred to as the Ironwood Iron Formation, that stretches 75-miles from Michigan's Upper Peninsula Lake Gogebic on the north end to Grand View, Wisconsin on the south end

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where are the penokee hills located? | the water's edge

where are the penokee hills located? | the water's edge

Location of the proposed Penokee Hills Mining Project. Iron County Ashland County. The Penokee Hills - Located in Ashland and Iron Counties

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iron ore mining a good fit for the penokees? | superior

iron ore mining a good fit for the penokees? | superior

Jan 19, 2011 · Every decade or so, someone threatens to re-open iron ore mining in the Penokee Mountains near Mellen, Wis. This project would drain north …

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penokee mining: points to ponder from nick vander puy

penokee mining: points to ponder from nick vander puy

The latest proposal from the Cline coal mining group talks about our insatiable need for iron ore and offering our community about 600 $50,000 jobs for several decades. The project in the Penokees, draining towards wild rice and maple sugar bushes and Lake Superior is being touted as “environmentally friendly” because the mine isn’t susceptible to acid mine drainage

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defeating the iron mines in wisconsin wisconsin

defeating the iron mines in wisconsin wisconsin

Two years after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a controversial Iron Mining Law designed to speed up permitting for a giant open pit iron mine in the Penokee Hills above Lake Superior, Gogebic Taconite (GTac), president Bill Williams pulled the plug on the mine because the project was not feasible

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keweenaw now: updated: penokee iron mining proposal

keweenaw now: updated: penokee iron mining proposal

Aerial view of the Penokee Hills, where Gogebic Taconite plans to put an open-pit iron mine -- a $1.5 billion investment -- to extract taconite by removing about 650 feet of overburden (waste rock) and creating a narrow pit four miles long, one-third mile wide and at least 900 feet deep

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penokee hills education project now concentrating on

penokee hills education project now concentrating on

Jan 16, 2017 · A northern Wisconsin group that opposed the construction of Gogebic Taconite's $1.5 billion iron mine is now shifting its focus to pipelines. Community members in the Chequamegon Bay area are concerned about the threat of a potential oil spill from Enbridge Energy pipelines running through northern Wisconsin

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mining united in defense of the water

mining united in defense of the water

SCREENING AND DISCUSSION OF DOCUMENTARY ON PROPOSED PENOKEE IRON MINE. Hayward, September 11, Park Theatre, 6:30pm. A short documentary film which addresses the controversial, proposed iron mine in the Penokee Hills will be screened at the Park Theatre in Hayward, Wisconsin, Thursday, September 11th, 6:30pm. A panel discussion with open community forum will follow the film

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in penokees camp, tribes flex treaty muscles to block mine

in penokees camp, tribes flex treaty muscles to block mine

Jul 28, 2013 · Ron Seely/Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. THE PENOKEE RANGE – The fight over the fate of a massive iron ore mine has moved this summer from the state Capitol in Madison to the forests of northwestern Wisconsin and the green, undulating ridges along which Gogebic Taconite wants to dig its 4½-mile-long pit

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the walker regime pushes for controversial mining law

the walker regime pushes for controversial mining law

Oct 26, 2011 · “The iron mine train starts today,” proclaimed Assembly representative Mark Honadel at a press conference held by Assembly Republicans on Tuesday morning. He was referring to a proposed twenty-two mile long mountain-top removal project in the Penokee Hills of northern Wisconsin

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iron mining in wisconsin - hurley - wi - us - historical

iron mining in wisconsin - hurley - wi - us - historical

Sep 07, 2014 · Inscription. Although iron mining in Wisconsin had its beginnings in Sauk, Dodge and Jackson counties in the southern part of the state in the 1850's, discoveries of vast new deposits shifted the focus to northern Wisconsin in 1880. The major iron mining area from the mid-1880's to the mid-1960's was the Gogebic Iron Range, which extends for 80 miles from Lake Gogebic in Michigan to Lake …

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penokee rangers

penokee rangers

Over 5000 feet deep, the mine produced high-grade iron ore for a growing nation from 1900 - 1962. A series of interpretive signs highlight a few of the mining era artifacts that remain along the trail. The Montreal trail lies in the middle of the Montreal River Watergap. The trail receives hundreds of inches of lake effect snow each year

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