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WANTED: GTAC President Bill Williams for Environmental Crimes in Spain

November 27, 2013 by Barbara With In breaking news yesterday, a federation of over 300 environmental groups in Spain called Ecologists in Action (EIA) announced that Gogebic Taconite (GTac) President Bill Williams is facing criminal trial in Spain for multiple environmental violations committed while he was director of the Cobre Las Cruces (CLC) copper mine in […]

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Bill Williams Claims DNR Dragging Feet; DNR Says “Ball is in GTac’s Court”

October 20, 2013 by Wendy Thiede To the editors of the Ironwood Daily Globe, Attached is a letter to the editor I have written in response to the article in Saturday’s paper headlined “GTac still waiting to hear from WDNR.” I personally attended and recorded the meeting of the Iron County Mining Impact Committee on […]

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Extreme Mining Advocates Ramp Up Propaganda in Face of Mining Bill Failure

March 11, 2012 by Barbara With On March 6, the Wisconsin State Senate rejected the Joint Finance Committee’s Substitute Amendment to AB426, the Assembly version of a ferrous mining bill authored by Gogebic Taconite, the mining company seeking to open a 22-mile open-pit iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin. After the Senate voted it down, […]

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