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3:12 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

New Mine Permit Process Underway

Penokee Hills
Credit Joel Austin

The state's new faster permitting process for mining is being seen as Gogebic Taconite has submitted a plan defining five areas they would like to test for minerals.


The company is hoping to open a miles-long open pit mine in Iron and Ashland counties in what's known as the Penokee Hills.


DNR hydrologist Larry Lynch says the company submitted the two plans...

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