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Experts take to the field to see if iron mine can pass muster
Town of Anderson — Sara Viernum scooped up a small frog as it jumped across a muddy Iron County logging road in a hilltop forest that could one day become the site of a massive open pit mine. "They're everywhere," she said, smiling as she held a spring peeper in the palm of her hand. The tiny frog survives in winter in a near-frozen state until it emerges in spring. Viernum, a specialist in amphibians and reptiles, is part of a small army of experts employed by the mine's developers, Florida-based Gogebic Taconite. The group is conducting wide-ranging field studies this spring in a section of Iron and Ashland counties where the mine would be built.
Impact committee eyes reclamation of G-Tac mine site
HURLEY - The Iron County Mining Impact Committee discussed possible reclamation efforts at its meeting on Wednesday that would follow the mine being proposed by Gogebic Taconite near Upson, Wis....
The DNR renews Gogebic Taconite permits
Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has approved renewal of Gogebic Taconite’s two exploratory drilling licenses.

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