Despite acknowledging that federal agencies had given the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin a “runaround”, a federal appeals court ruled against the tribe this week in a lawsuit over a permit for the Back Forty mine in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.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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