An Iron Range company that recycles old iron ore tailings says it won't build a new taconite plant in Minnesota.
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Assembly Republicans scored a major victory Thursday in their push to help a Florida company dig a huge open-pit mine in Wisconsin's beloved north woods, passing a bill to ease the state's intricate permitting requirements despite conservationists' fears the project will devastate one of the state's most pristine regions.Read More »
Republicans on the state Assembly's jobs committee approved a bill Tuesday that would streamline Wisconsin's iron mining permit process, brushing aside Democrats' claims that the measure is a license to pollute.Read More »
American Indian tribes came out strongly against a mining bill that would streamline the permitting process for a proposed iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin, telling a legislative hearing Wednesday that mining could irreparably harm the pristine region.Read More »