Wisconsin Tribe Fights For Survival Following Florida Company’s Plan Build Massive Pit Mine

Mint Press: A proposed mining project has brought a Wisconsin county to work together with local Native American communities, but it’s also left hundreds of residents without promised jobs and many to wonder what the game is really about. Gogebic Taconite’s plans for a $1.5 billion iron mine were announced in November 2010. Following heavy lobbying from the mining company, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker passed a controversial bill in 2013 that cleared the way for iron ore mining in the state. Environmentalists......

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