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10 Years Since the Crandon Mine Victory

The Crandon mine victory celebration at the headquarters of the tribally purchased Nicolet Minerals Company, on October 28, 2003. London industry journal Mining Environmental Management stated in 2000 that "The Wolf Watershed returned again, like they did in 1992, this time to mine taconite in the Penokee Hills near Bad River. Like at

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A Taconite Story Mining in Northern Wisconsin

A Taconite Story Mining in Northern Wisconsin By JJ Roske Faculty Advisors Jean Lavigne & Troy Knight Introduction In the Great Lakes area, the mining of metallic ores helped to shape the economy and culture of the Midwest. Today, within the Penokee Hills

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Tribes Feel Positive Takeaway from EPA Meetings WXPR

One topic was the proposed iron mine in the Penokee hills. Wisconsin's six Chippewa tribes are asking the EPA to intervene and stop the process by invoking a portion of the Clean Water Act. As Thoms explains, at the meetings Lac du Flambeau President Maulson voiced support for a moratorium on all mining in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota

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Hearing Records Show Overwhelming Opposition to Mining

Mar 27, 2013 · Shortly after, Bill Williams, Tim Myers and Bob Seitz of Gogebic Taconite (GTac), the company owned by coal mining magnate Chris Cline that has proposed a massive mountain top removal project in the Penokee Hills near the shores of Lake Superior received special

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iron ore mining effects on land Mine Equipments

Mining in the Penokee Hills Midwest Environmental Advocates The Penokee Hills are a formation of land in Iron and Ashland Counties in their concerns about the impacts of iron mining on the health of their land and water.

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Stand With Ojibwe Treaty Territory Home Facebook

Stand With Ojibwe Treaty Territory. 8.4K likes. Solidarity with #IdleNoMore ᐰ with Midwest Ojibwe Sovereign Nations! to PROTECT & SERVE MOTHER EARTHCLEAN LAND+AIR+WATER = L I F E

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A Taconite Story Mining in Northern Wisconsin

A Taconite Story Mining in Northern Wisconsin By JJ Roske Faculty Advisors Jean Lavigne & Troy Knight Introduction In the Great Lakes area, the mining of metallic ores helped to shape the economy and culture of the Midwest. Today, within the Penokee Hills

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Consider The Facts United In Defense of The Water

Mining creates a devastating boom/bust economic cycle. The Lake Superior Chippewa have harvested wild rice in the sloughs for centuries, and continue to enjoy it as a sacred food. In the first phase, this mine would blast a crater four miles wide and 1000 feet deep in the Penokee Hills

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Moratorium Co-Sponsors — Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network

Midwest Environmental Advocates Crawford Stewardship Project Citizens' Water Coalition of Wisconsin Save The Hills Alliance, Inc. Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice Penokee Hills Light Brigade Friends of the Eau Claire Chain of Lakes Protect Our Water

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Voices of the Penokee Hills Becoming the Poets of Our

I see Voices of the Penokee Hills 2.0, the Penokee Hills Education Project, LCO Harvest Educational Learning Project, Midwest Environmental Advocates and many of the other people working to protect the Penokee Hills, as a disturbance in the system, a dissipative structure.

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Mining in the State of Wisconsin Lake Superior

Penokee Arts Explore the Iron Hills Penokee Hills Education Project a project of the Mining Impact Coalition of Wisconsin, Inc. Resisting Resource Colonialism in the

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impact of mining iron ore on the environment

Iron Mining An Issue of Environmental Justice Wisconsin Network Iron Mining An Issue of Environmental Justice Group, has proposed a 4 ½-mile long open pit iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills of Northern Wisconsin. The potential mining zone impacts more than 50 miles of streams and rivers, many of

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Superior Rivers Watershed Association Home Facebook

Superior Rivers Watershed Association, Ashland, Wisconsin. 1,536 likes · 24 talking about this. Penokee Hills Education Project. Education. National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center. Midwest Environmental Advocates. Inland Sea Kayak Symposium. Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) Trout Unlimited.

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Great Lakes Mining Center for Biological Diversity

With a potential mining area covering more than 25,000 acres, Twin Metals would be the largest underground mine in Minnesota's history — and in fact one of the largest mines in the world. As stated by its proponent mining company, "It will be a lot like an underground city." GOGEBIC'S IRON ORE MINE IN THE PENOKEE HILLS OF WISCONSIN

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Mary Burke rejects most of Scott Walker's dramatic

Aug 11, 2014 · After a fierce battle, the law passed. Supporters say it will allow the Gogebic Taconite mining company to create jobs in northern Wisconsin. Opponents say it put the pristine Penokee Hills and downstream areas at risk of serious environmental damage.

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Lawmakers Ironed Out "Problems River Alliance of WI

Aug 18, 2016 · Tyler Forks tumbles off the Penokee Hills in Ashland County — site of the proposed, and defunct for now, Gogebic taconic mine. This stream would have been gravely harmed by an iron mine there. Wisconsin's ferrous (iron) mining law, 2013 Wisconsin Act I, governs how iron mines in Wisconsin are explored and developed, and their pollution

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How Scott Walker Dismantled Wisconsin's Environmental

Jun 17, 2015 · How Scott Walker Dismantled Wisconsin's Environmental Legacy to build a 6.5-kilometer-long open-pit mine in the Penokee Hills region in the executive director of Midwest Environmental

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CSP Coordinator Marinella and Board President Edie attended along with over 150 people, despite the crummy weather. Tom Quinn, executive director of WFU opened the workshop stating that more than 33,000 acres of land in Wisconsin []

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Lawsuit Filed In WI Frac Sand Mining Case Blogger

Jul 07, 2013 · Lawsuit Filed In WI Frac Sand Mining Case. Hat's off to the public interest litigators at Midwest Environmental Advocates On Monday, July 8, 2013, Midwest Environmental Advocates filed a request with a state circuit court on behalf of citizens who live near the Preferred Sands to ask a judge to review the Wisconsin Department of Natural

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The Real Cost of an Iron Mine in Earth First! Newswire

[Check out the EF! Newswire's feature article on Anti-Mining Struggles in the Penokee Hills and Lake Superior Region] By NEIL KOCH. An iron mine in northern Wisconsin will bring 100s of jobs to the area and will result in more motels, restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores, repair shops and other businesses to meet the needs of the increased population.

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Mining Upper Midwest

Mining is a cause for concern for many because of the damaging impacts to water and the land alike. When it comes to mining both sides, companies and citizens, have so much at stake that tensions can run very high. An example of this would be the eco-terrorists in Penokee Hills in northern Wisconsin.[1.

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Protecting Wisconsin Waters Deep Green Resistance

Dec 30, 2011 · THE PENOKEE HILLS AND WISCONSIN LAW. Wisconsin's strong mining laws are in danger because of the state's new administration, infamous for anti-union legislation and austerity measures inciting historic unrest in Madison and throughout the state last year.

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Militarized Mining in Wisconsin Reposted 10.04.13 The

State Senator Bob Jauch and Representative Janet Bewley, representing the proposed mining area, issued an open letter to Bill Williams, the president of GTac, demanding the immediate withdrawal of "the heavily armed masked commando security forces" defending the company's property in the Penokee Hills of Iron and Ashland Counties.

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Mining attempts a controversial comeback in Wisconsin

Mining in the lush hills of the dairy state has a long history. The industry was prominent, not just in Wisconsin, but also in northern Minnesota and Michigan, as far back as the 19th century.

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Environmental disaster The New American Ideal

One of the biggest environmental controversies to mark Walker's tenure came in 2013,when he signed a law paving the way for Gogebic Taconite, a mining company later revealed to be a major political donor, to build a 6.5-kilometer-long open-pit mine in the Penokee Hills region in the Lake Superior watershed. Citing a 2011 study funded by

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Forest presented to Professor Mike Ripp's freshman level Environmental Studies class on frac sand mining. He introduced himself and CSP and gave an overview of frac sand mining here in [] March 19, 2015 Forest Jahnke Leave a comment. SW Wi Karst Study Update Meetings going well with County Conservationists.

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Illing And Blasting Iron Ore Mine

Illing And Blasting Iron Ore Mine. We are a large-scale manufacturer specializing in producing various mining machines including different types of sand and gravel equipment, milling equipment, mineral processing equipment and building materials equipment.

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Mining Info Links WisconsinGrassrootsNetwork

WISCONSIN GRASSROOTS NETWORK MINING INFORMATION. In our metallic and sand mining blogs, we try to keep up with both metallic mining issues in the Penokee Hills (northern Wisconsin) and frac sand mining (also known as industrial sand mining or hydraulic frac sand mining) in the Driftless Area of western and west central Wisconsin.

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SKOL State faces many environmental threats

Andrew Nichols, a staff attorney at Midwest Environmental Advocates, used a 300,000-gallon spill of CAFO-generated manure in Dane County recently to offer a critique of the DNR's ability to deal

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Keweenaw Now 6/9/13 6/16/13

Jun 15, 2013 · The Penokee Hills are targeted by Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) for mountain top removal mining. This process would pulverize a 22-mile strip of the Penokee Hills and would release contaminants such as mercury, arsenic, other heavy metals, sulfates, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxides into the air and water.

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