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Proposed iron mine overshadows Penokee art project ...

2012-06-25· An educational art project about Wisconsin's Penokee Hills moves from Madison to Ashland this weekend. The exhibit can't completely escape the political controversy of a proposed iron ore mine. 20 northwoods artists and writers are involved in the project, which is called "Penokee: Explore the Iron Hills." There will be an opening ceremony ...

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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.

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iron mining » Wisconsin Resources Protection Council

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. He cited the unexpected extensive wetlands at the mine site and the uncertainty about ...

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Penokee-Gogebic Iron Range - skillings

Penokee-Gogebic Iron Range: Last Updated: Sunday, August 18th, 2013 : Gogebic Taconite, LLC, has submitted a plan that outlines five sites where the company proposes to excavate and sample rock, to assess the quality and quantity of the ore deposit. The company also submitted a pre-application notification, including a preliminary description of the potential mining project. .

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Penokee Iron Range Trail - Montreal Location - Montreal ...

Unable to compete against cheaper sources of iron ore the Montreal Mine, the "grande dame" Penokee Iron Range, closed in 1962. Buildings and machinery were auctioned off. The great steel headframe that stood for Montreal's iron mining prosperity was torn down for scrap. Details. HM Number: HMUJH: Tags: Industry and Commerce. Marker Condition: No reports yet: Date Added: Tuesday, September 30th ...

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Keweenaw Now: Updated: Penokee iron mining proposal ...

Penokee project discussed at Oct. 27 meeting on legislation, Hurley, Wis. Gogebic Taconite's projected open-pit mine for taconite iron deposits of the Penokee Range in northern Wisconsin was an important part of the discussion at an informational hearing in Hurley, Wis., on Oct. 27, 2011. The meeting was called by the Wisconsin Assembly ...

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Iron Mining In the Lake Superior Basin

Iron mining is energy and transportation intensive. Estimates by Gogebic Taconite indicate that the mine in the Penokee Range would require at least 145 megawatts of electrical power, which is double the generating capacity of the power plant in Ashland.

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Gogebic Taconite, LLC, former mining project | Wisconsin DNR

2014-03-24· The Penokee/Gogebic Deposit generally refers to a 21-mile-long segment of the Gogebic Iron Range between the community of Upson and Mineral Lake in Wisconsin. The deposit contains 20-30% iron in the form of magnetite. Because the iron ore is of lower grade than the natural hematitic ores mined previously in northern Wisconsin, the ore must be .

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Iron Mining: An Issue of Environmental Justice | Wisconsin ...

2011-10-19· Gogebic Taconite (G-Tac), a subsidiary of The Cline Group, has proposed a 4 ½-mile long open pit iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills of Northern Wisconsin. This would be the first phase of an eventual 22-mile strip of open-pit mining, stretching from west of Mellen, in southern Ashland County, to Upson, in Iron County.

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mining – United In Defense of The Water

2019-03-07· 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 .

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iron ore | Headwaters

Public Meeting Held on Proposed Penokee Iron Mine 1 02 2011. Huge open pit mine would change the face of northern Wisconsin . A standing-room-only crowd of roughly 250 people braved a cold January evening in search of information on an open pit iron mine recently proposed for Iron and Ashland Counties, in Wisconsin. The meeting, moderated by Northland College President Mike Miller, was ...

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Penokee Mining Report - Midwest Environmental Advocates

The Penokee mining land has the potential to impact a large portion of the headwaters of the Bad River watershed. Fifty-six miles of perennial, and 15 miles of intermittent waterways flow through the mining land. Due to their high elevation and close proximity to Lake Superior, the Penokees average over 200 inches of snow a year.

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Keweenaw Now: Updated: Penokee iron mining proposal ...

Penokee project discussed at Oct. 27 meeting on legislation, Hurley, Wis. Gogebic Taconite's projected open-pit mine for taconite iron deposits of the Penokee Range in northern Wisconsin was an important part of the discussion at an informational hearing in Hurley, Wis., on Oct. 27, 2011. The meeting was called by the Wisconsin Assembly ...

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Saving Lake Superior - In These Times

Wisconsin's Penokee iron mine can still be stopped in its tracks. The 11 bands that make up the Lake Superior Chippewa are relying on science and community awareness to make their case. Wiggins ...

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Iron mining in the Penokee Hills, USA | EJAtlas

In November 2010, Gogebic Taconite (G-Tac), a subsidiary of The Cline Group, announced plans for a $1.5 billion iron ore mine in the pristine Penokee Mountains in Northern Wisconsin. The open pit mine would sprawl over four miles of privately-held managed forest land.

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iron ore | Headwaters

Public Meeting Held on Proposed Penokee Iron Mine 1 02 2011. Huge open pit mine would change the face of northern Wisconsin . A standing-room-only crowd of roughly 250 people braved a cold January evening in search of information on an open pit iron mine recently proposed for Iron and Ashland Counties, in Wisconsin. The meeting, moderated by Northland .

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Penokee Defenders | a clearinghouse of anti-extraction ...

High Fives and hugs to all fellow defenders of the land/bioregions out there and Happy June 11-the two year anniversary of the raid on the Penokee mine site which I'm currently incarcerated for, as well as International Solidarity with eco-prisoners Day. A continued decline of taconite (low grade iron ore) in conjunction with continued resistance to industrial mining in the Ojiibwe .

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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. Link to the Bad River Watershed Map. please contact [email protected] Map of the Penokee ...

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Virtual Panel: Mining Regulatory Process | WOLF RIVER ...

2020-08-04· Tom had an ancillary role on the following mining proposals while working at Wisconsin DNR: the Lynne mining proposals, the Crandon mine proposal, the Gogebic Taconite Iron mining proposal, and post closure monitoring at the Flambeau mine in Ladysmith. Tom graduated in 1979 from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a degree in Soil .

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Penokee Iron Range Trail - Montreal Location - Montreal ...

Unable to compete against cheaper sources of iron ore the Montreal Mine, the "grande dame" Penokee Iron Range, closed in 1962. Buildings and machinery were auctioned off. The great steel headframe that stood for Montreal's iron mining prosperity was torn down for scrap. Details. HM Number: HMUJH: Tags: Industry and Commerce. Marker Condition: No reports yet: Date .

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Public meeting on proposed Penokee Iron Ore Mining project ...

2011-01-19· 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 .

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Penokee Hills Education Project Formed | Mining Action Group

The Penokee Hills Education Project is sponsored by the Mining Impact Coalition of Wisconsin, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and is based in Ashland, Wisconsin. The Mining Impact Coalition's current Board of Directors has members from Ashland, Bayfield and Iron Counties.

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After the mine: All that's left is a bitter aftertaste ...

The Penokee Range is a difficult and expensive place for a mining company to set up shop. One major problem facing any company that wants to mine the Gogebic deposit, Evans said, is the rock ...

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The Geology of the Penokees: | boswell's blog

2016-07-09· This is the fourth in a series of eight posts which together comprise an in-depth article concerning a proposed iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills of Northern Wisconsin and the widespread resistance to the project. Two installments of the article are posted weekly. Well, first of all there are rocks, and out of rocks come minerals. (I think.) I must confess I never took a .

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