articles tagged "mining"

Monday, April 7th — Madison Action for Mining Alternatives (MAMA)

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 | Access Hour

MAMA says…Members of Madison Action for Mining Alternatives (MAMA) discuss indigenous treaty rights, Governor Walker’s pro-mining laws, and what it all means for the environment and the people of Wisconsin. There will be time to call in with questions and comments from listeners, as well as information shared about what YOU can do to stop GTac from putting in the world’s largest taconite iron mine in the Penokee HIlls of northern Wisconsin. Earth Day 2014 is coming up — so this is a perfect way to get ready to celebrate our planet and work to save it from bought off politicians and corporate greed! more »

Gogebic Taconite President Faces Charges in Spain

Monday, 30 December 2013 | buzz
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The man who wants to open an open pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin faces criminal charges in Spain for dumping arsenic into groundwater. We hear from geologist Antonio Perez-Porto. more »

An Update on the Gogebic Taconite

Friday, 6 December 2013 | A Public Affair
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What could an open-pit mine mean for the ecosystem of the Penokee Hills? Find out more about the controversial plans on this episode of A Public Affair. more »

Between a Rock and a Hard Place — Geologist Jason Huberty Speaks Out

Monday, 25 November 2013 | buzz
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Former WI Geological and Natural History Service geologist Jason Huberty talks about the political pressures that cost him his job. more »

Mining in El Salvador

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 | buzz
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Christalyne Bell, currently living in Central America has been producing reports in El Salvador for WORT 89.9. She produced this segment on the ongoing issue of mining in that region. Bell was editor of the Clarion newspaper at MATC and has worked on WORT’s Third World View program. She moved to El Salvador earlier this year. more »

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