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Michigan, Wisconsin Could Face Mining Disaster

Michigan, Wisconsin Could Face Mining Disaster

Regulators allowing open pit mine near Lake Michigan that could release catastrophic amount of toxic waste.

Op Ed: Wisconsin Could Face a Mining Disaster
Op Ed

Wisconsin Could Face a Mining Disaster

Mining company's proposed tailings dam could cause massive pollution of Lake Michigan.

Op Ed: Mining Hearing Gets Ugly
Op Ed

Mining Hearing Gets Ugly

Senator and mining proponent uses personal attack as part of defense of bill.

Op-Ed: Bill Could Attract Radioactive Waste Dump
Op-Ed

Bill Could Attract Radioactive Waste Dump

Assembly approves bill that could allow radioactive waste repository in the North Woods.

The Man Behind Wisconsin’s Iron Mine

The Man Behind Wisconsin’s Iron Mine

Billionaire Chris Cline promises his mine won’t pollute Wisconsin. But his company’s track record mining coal raises doubts.

The Fight Against Wisconsin’s Iron Mine

The Fight Against Wisconsin’s Iron Mine

Tribal leaders, environmentalists and local officials have united to fight a massive mine which could be toxic to a water-rich area known as “Wisconsin’s Everglades.”