Anderson http://wxpr.org en Town Opposes Changes to Managed Forest Law http://wxpr.org/post/town-opposes-changes-managed-forest-law <p>Some local officials aren’t thrilled with a state senate bill allowing Gogebic Taconite to cut off public access from its proposed mine site. &nbsp;</p><p>The area sits on managed forest land, meaning property owners get a tax break if they open their land to public recreation.&nbsp; Under a bill authored by Senator Tom Tiffany, GTac could close about 4000 acres and pay only a small increase in taxes, rather than a higher tax rate associated with managed forest closed to public access.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7954 at http://wxpr.org Town Opposes Changes to Managed Forest Law