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Mining is booming in the Lake Superior basin. What does this mean for water quality, wild rice, and tribal rights?
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The Fight Against Wisconsin’s Iron Mine » Wisconsin Resources Protection Council

The Fight Against Wisconsin’s Iron Mine » Wisconsin Resources Protection Council | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
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Best piece yet on GTAC by the great Al Gedicks

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Did GTAC Commit A Felony By Hiring Bulletproof? One Attorney Thinks So

Did GTAC Commit A Felony By Hiring Bulletproof? One Attorney Thinks So | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
An attorney who has been critical of mining company GTAC says the company might have committed a felony when it hired an unlicensed security firm to guard
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Mich. Mining & Wis. Mining – A Blanket Unites Them

Mich. Mining & Wis. Mining – A Blanket Unites Them | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
A potent legacy of Anishinabe commitment to care for their water was passed on to Felina LaPoint, a resident of the Penokee Harvest Camp.
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Proposed Gogebic mine owner has groundwater problems in Illinois operation

Proposed Gogebic mine owner has groundwater problems in Illinois operation | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
An Illinois coal mine owned by the same investor who is trying to develop an iron ore mine in Wisconsin has come under fire by Illinois' pollution control agency for failing to adequately address long-standing groundwater problems.
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Runoff from old mines raises fears

Runoff from old mines raises fears | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
Pollution problems near the Boundary Waters are raising concerns about future Minnesota mining projects
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Abandoned mines

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Rebroadcast: WI State of the Tribes (SOTA) Address by Chairman Gordon Thayer - Indian Country News

Rebroadcast: WI State of the Tribes (SOTA) Address by Chairman Gordon Thayer - Indian Country News | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
Join IndianCountryTV.com for a RE-Broadcast of the April 9, 2013 State of the Tribes Address (SOTA) from the Wisconsin State Capital Floor of the Assembly.
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ASHLAND - Siting a mine in Wisconsin would take years, officials say - BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

ASHLAND - Siting a mine in Wisconsin would take years, officials say BizTimes.com (Milwaukee) The pits can stretch for miles, and they're surrounded by tailings piles, where waste rock is dumped, and processing plants where taconite, the hard rock...
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Gogebic to test drill at proposed mine site : Madisondotcom

Gogebic to test drill at proposed mine site   : Madisondotcom | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
Gogebic (goh-GEE'-bik) Taconite is expected to begin test drilling at its proposed iron ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin by the end of next month.
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You Are on Indian Land

The film shows the confrontation between police and a 1969 demonstration by Mohawks of the St. Regis Reserve on the bridge between Canada and the United States near ... — Enjoy over a thousand films on our Facebook page.
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National Park tourism creates $20.9 million in economic benefit in Northern Wisconsin

National Park tourism creates $20.9 million in economic benefit in Northern Wisconsin | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
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"A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that the 176,040 visitors (up from 156,945 in 2010) to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Bayfield, Wisconsin, spent $20.9 million in communities surrounding the park. This spending supported 364 jobs in the local area."

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Gogebic Taconite mining project - Wisconsin DNR

Gogebic Taconite mining project - Wisconsin DNR | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
Information about the potential Gogebic Taconie LLC metallic mining project in Iron and Ashland counties.
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Who Is Illegal in Wis. Mining Country? Harvest Camp or GTAC?

In a sudden about face, Iron County may be retracting an agreement to allow members of the Penokee Harvest Camp an extended permit to camp.
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Mich. Mining & Wis. Mining – A Blanket Unites Them

Mich. Mining & Wis. Mining – A Blanket Unites Them | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
A potent legacy of Anishinabe commitment to care for their water was passed on to Felina LaPoint, a resident of the Penokee Harvest Camp.
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Journalist Chris Hedges on Capitalism's "Sacrifice Zones": Communities Destroyed for Profit

Journalist Chris Hedges on Capitalism's "Sacrifice Zones": Communities Destroyed for Profit | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
There are forgotten corners of this country where Americans are trapped in endless cycles of poverty, powerlessness, and despair as a direct result of capitalistic greed.
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On Politics: State of the Tribes address: "We're not your adversaries" : Wsj

On Politics: State of the Tribes address: "We're not your adversaries" : Wsj | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
A Chippewa leader accused state officials of spreading inflammatory "political propaganda" about spear fishing and called on lawmakers not to "cash in our natural resources for corporate profit" with plans...
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Volatile mining industry raises questions in Wisconsin - Walworth County Today

Volatile mining industry raises questions in Wisconsin
Walworth County Today
The new mining law was aimed at encouraging construction of a mine in Iron and Ashland counties.
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DNR criticizes tribes' spring walleye spearing levels : Wsj

DNR criticizes tribes' spring walleye spearing levels : Wsj | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
The state's Chippewa tribes set spring walleye spearing levels so high that recreational anglers would only be allowed a one-walleye bag limit.
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The Political Environment: Mining Bill Ends GOP "Winners And Losers' Fiction

The Political Environment: Mining Bill Ends GOP "Winners And Losers' Fiction | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
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First Nations say they will fight oilsands, pipeline - Canada - CBC News

First Nations say they will fight oilsands, pipeline - Canada - CBC News | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
An alliance of First Nations leaders from the U.S. and Canada say they are gearing up to fight the Northern Gateway and Keystone XL pipelines both in the courts and through unspecified direct action.
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GTAC to file for exploratory permit

GTAC to file for exploratory permit | Mining Lake Superior | Scoop.it
Gogebic Taconite (GTAC), the company interested in building an open-pit, iron-ore mine in the Penokee Range near Lake Superior, is expected to file for an exploratory permit soon.
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