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Penokee | Penokee | Wisconsin Public Radio

Outdoors groups asked state lawmakers at a public hearing today not to close off 3,500 acres of land around a proposed northern Wisconsin iron mine . Mining company GTAC says it's pushing the legislation because of an incident in early June when about 15 mine .

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Gogebic Taconite mining project - Wisconsin DNR

Mar 24, 2014 · Gogebic Taconite, LLC, former mining project Location: Iron and Ashland counties. The Gogebic Iron Range is an 80-mile long belt of distinctive Precambrian bedrock in northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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Penokee Hills – Page 6 – United In Defense of The Water

Jun 20, 2013 · Acid mine drainage from GTAC's mining activities would poison the environment and lead to human health and wildlife hazards in the Penokee Mountains Heritage Park. GTAC has already starting drilling, June 8th, for core samples from the Penokee hills.

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Citizens Creating the Penokee Hills Heritage Park Public ...

Grandma O'dovero (Monica Vitek) came to the Penokee's H.E.L.P. open pit mining opposition camp in 2013 to help celebrate Jacqui-Marie Cadotte 's birthday, joked and laughed through-out the whole thing. She was one of the greatest defenders and inspiration for leaving the Penokee Mountain's Heritage Park in Northern Wisconsin, a Park, forever.

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DNR identifies potential pollution problems with iron mining

The proposed Gogebic Taconite mining land (left) near Mellen, in Ashland County, would eventually cover about four miles along the Penokee mountains. Iron ore mining is being done in Minnesota and ...

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Ironwood: The Rocks of the Penokee Range ...

The Ironwood extends 75 miles from Lake Gogebic in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (where the Penokee is called the Gogebic Range) to just south of Grand View, Wisconsin (see Figure 1). The hardness of this formation and its resistance to erosion is the main reason the Penokee Range stands tall above the surrounding less-resistant rocks.

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Mining in the Ceded Territories

This poster describes ways to characterize visual impacts of mining as part of a NEPA process and a Corps Section 106 process. Mining in the Penokee Range. The Bad River Watershed Map.The watershed of the Bad River in Bayfield, Ashland and Iron Counties in northern Wisconsin. Penokee Range Area of Potential Mining Map.

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Penokee Mountains: The Alps Of Wisconsin - Backpacker

Feb 14, 2017 · Wisconsin's Penokee Mountains may be a shadow of their former selves-they once rivaled the present-day Alps-but these rugged hills within sight of Lake Superior still manage to inspire awe. Clad in timber, furrowed by whitewater rivers, and sprawling across 100 square miles of .

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Penokee Mountains are "Unmineable" says Tribal Chairman ...

Aug 14, 2012 · Gogebic Taconite Mining (GTac) proposed creating $1.5 billion open pit mine in the Penokee Mountains, a scant 6 miles upstream from the northern reservation on which he lives with his family. Not only is this land protected by federal treaties, but it has also been internationally recognized with both Ramsar and Blue Gold awards. Wiggins has ...

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The Lake is the Boss: More Penokee mine thoughts

Oct 31, 2013 · More Penokee mine thoughts The Annual 2013 Grouse Kill is in the books. ... Those of us who own land in the Managed Forest Land program receive a tax break in exchange for managing our timber. We signed a contract stating that if we decided to pull our land out of the program, we would pay the state back the tax difference since we enrolled in ...

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Penokee Hills Education Project, 616 Main St W, Ashland ...

The Penokee Hills Education Project is an education and outreach project of the Mining Impact Coalition and is focused on issues related to the proposed development of iron mining in northern Wisconsin.

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The Beachwood Reporter - Wisconsin's Penokees Are A ...

Wisconsin's Penokees Are A Geologic Gem. ... northern Wisconsin's Penokee Range of mountains are a dramatic outlier. Though their elevation is relatively modest - the Penokees are often just called hills - the range stands out. ... this fascinating geology collided with environmental concerns and renewed a statewide debate over mining.

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Penokee Mountains are "Unmineable" says Tribal Chairman ...

Aug 14, 2012 · Gogebic Taconite Mining (GTac) proposed creating $1.5 billion open pit mine in the Penokee Mountains, a scant 6 miles upstream from the northern reservation on which he lives with his family. Not only is this land protected by federal treaties, but it has also been internationally recognized with both Ramsar and Blue Gold awards. Wiggins has ...

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The Penokees Are A Geologic Gem | WisContext

Taconite, a low-grade form of ore found in the banded iron formation, is the focus on renewed interest in iron mining in the Penokees. The sheer heat of geologic processes over billions of years created long, skinny mineral formations known as amphibole fibers — a form of asbestos — in some parts of the Penokee

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Penokee Group In Ironwood, Michigan | The Diggings™

The Penokee Group is in Ironwood, Michigan. Historically the site has been associated with the Michigan Gogebic Iron Mining District which is now part of the Ottawa National Forest. The site was first discovered in 1848 by A. Randall. The Penokee Group was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open.

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The Penokees Are A Geologic Gem | WisContext

Taconite, a low-grade form of ore found in the banded iron formation, is the focus on renewed interest in iron mining in the Penokees. The sheer heat of geologic processes over billions of years created long, skinny mineral formations known as amphibole fibers — a form of asbestos — in some parts of the Penokee

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Discover the Penokees - Posts | Facebook

Discover the Penokees. 631 likes. An online space to facilitate a broader awareness and love of the Penokee Hills and Bad River Watershed of Northern...

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Bad River Watershed: Stop the Mining That Will Occur in ...

Star Donaldson started this petition to Gogebic Taconite Company (GTAC) Chris Cline Star Donaldson needs your help with "Bad River Watershed: Stop the Mining That Will Occur in the Bad River Watershed.". Join Star and 61 supporters today ...

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Public Meeting Held on Proposed Penokee Iron Mine | .

Feb 01, 2011 · Public Meeting Held on Proposed Penokee Iron Mine 1 02 2011. ... Much of this land is owned by Iron County and is relatively isolated. ... I'm an Environmental Science student at MATC in Milwaukee. I'm researching and presenting on the Penokee Mining issue next week. Any thoughts you folks would like to pass along to our student body ...

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Gogebic County, MI mining, mines, mine owners and mine ...

Gogebic County, MI mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Gogebic County, MI

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