Wis. Mining War

Mary Annette Pember
7/16/14
The Wisconsin Federation of tribes has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to use the 404 C portion of Clean Water Act to stop mining activity by Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) in t...
Michael Agresta, Michigan Tech
6/19/14
Environmental history professor Nancy Langston visited far northern Sweden to study the impact of a proposed open-pit mine on the indigenous Sámi people...
Mary Annette Pember
2/21/14
The Bad River Ojibwe Tribe of Wisconsin has asked the federal government to stop all mining activities in the Penokee Range in Northern Wisconsin according to a story February 19 o...
Mary Annette Pember
1/28/14
The battle over building a huge open pit iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills in Northern Wisconsin is heating up on a number of fronts...
Mary Annette Pember
12/11/13
Gogebic Taconite (GTAC), the company that is seeking to dig the world’s biggest open pit iron ore mine near the Bad River Ojibwe Reservation in Wisconsin continues its battle with ...
ICTMN Staff
9/11/13
Chris Cline, the billionaire behind the taconite mine battle in Wisconsin, has been getting some ink for his fight against the tribes who oppose the project...
Mary Annette Pember
8/22/13
At first glance, Chris Cline, owner of The Cline Group, the parent company of Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) would have been a perfect subject for the old TV show, “Lifestyles of the Rich...
Terri Hansen
8/6/13
A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) letter to Gogebic Taconite regarding their proposed open pit iron ore mine sampling activities has raised the specter of a partic...
Mary Annette Pember
8/6/13
Bulletproof Securities, the company whose paramilitary guards were pulled from the Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) proposed iron ore mine site in the Penokee Hills is now licensed to opera...
Terri Hansen
8/6/13
Wisconsin legislators didn’t heed the scientific data when they passed AB1/ SB1 last spring, say scientists who testified before lawmakers...

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