Over and over, Michigan environmental regulators had sounded alarms as they reviewed a proposed large, open-pit ore mine in the Upper Peninsula near the Menominee River, prized for walleye fishing and being a tributary to Lake Michigan.Read More »
A Milwaukee Common Council committee gave a favorable recommendation on Tuesday to proposals advancing both Komatsu Mining Corp.'s plans for a waterfront headquarters and a nearby development overseen by Michels Corp.Read More »
Local governments are looking to enact their own mining regulations as Gov. Scott Walker prepares to lift Wisconsin's nearly 20-year ban on gold and silver mining, saying they want to protect the environment and make sure taxpayers don't have to clean up any resulting pollution.
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