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Wisconsin Mining

Wisconsin Mining Project Blocked By Tribe

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green

ODANAH, Wis. — For generations the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has quietly carved out a hardscrabble existence in the evergreen for...

Mining Compromise 'Makes A Bad Idea Worse'

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans unveiled more revisions to a contentious bill that would reform the state's iron mining laws Monday, but ...

Dozens Pack Hearing On Wisconsin Mining Bill

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed iron mine in northwestern Wisconsin seized what might be their last official chance to sound off on a c...

Natural Gas Boom Spurs Midwest 'Frac Sand' Mining

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 03.06.2012 | Green

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — The rolling hills and scenic bluffs of western Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota hide a valuable resource that has sp...