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STATE NEWS ROUNDUP: Mining opponents made their voices known in a DNR hearing

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Mining opponents showed up in force yesterday at a D-N-R hearing in Hurley on the second phase of testing for Gogebic Taconite’s proposed iron ore mine. By four in the afternoon, 76 people spoke – and only a half-dozen were in favor of the planned excavation of four-thousand tons of rock. It’s part of the G-TAC’s feasibility studies for a four-and-a-half-mile-long mine in the Penokee Hills of Iron and Ashland counties.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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