GLIFWC http://wxpr.org en Mine Regulations: Not Tough Enough? http://wxpr.org/post/mine-regulations-not-tough-enough <p>One mining specialist is questioning whether a proposed iron mine in the Penokee range has enough social support to go forward.&nbsp;</p><p>John Coleman is an environmental section leader at <a href="http://www.glifwc.org/" target="_blank">Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission</a>, a group that helps enforce tribal treaty rights in Wisconsin.&nbsp; Coleman has worked primarily on mining issues since 1994, when a mine proposed near Crandon faced tribal opposition.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Coleman thinks state regulators aren’t as tough as they were in the nineties.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:33:50 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10282 at http://wxpr.org