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Mining Company Closing Office In Northern Wisconsin

The company looking to open an iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin announced Friday it was closing its office in Hurley, saying future investment was “unfeasible at this time,” a move that marks the end for now of the project near Lake Superior that sparked fierce debate and opposition from environmentalists and tribal members near the site.

02/27/2015

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Protesters Confront Mining Co. At Wisconsin Site

A company looking to dig a huge iron mine just south of Lake Superior is having problems with protesters.

06/12/2013