Kerry Schumann, Executive Director of Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters spoke with Jan Miyasaki by phone this morning. She was at the State Capitol an hour before a public hearing about the controversial open pit mining bill. The bill was introduced last week on Wednesday, January 16th. “Basically the bill exempts the iron mining industry […]
Thomas Evans of the Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey gives us a scientific perspective as to what an open pit mine means for Wisconsin.
Tod Ohnstad, a freshmen state representative in the 65th assembly district representing the Kenosha area, came by the studio on February 7, 2013. Among his many duties he has been placed on the mining committee. Tony and Tod speak about the recent legislation that has been put on the fast track allowing an open pit […]
Richard A. Monette, chair of Turtle Mountain Band of the Chippewa/Ojibwa/Anishnabe Nation. Also the staff attorney in the U.S. Senate and Director of Congressional Affairs, Department of Interior/Bureau of Indian Affairs. He came by the WORT station on Monday, February 11, 2013, to talk with Brian Standing, host of the Morning Buzz, about […]
Senator Tim Cullen of Janesville joined the Buzz on Monday, February 18, 2013, to talk with host Brian Standing about the fast tracked mining bill that is causing controversy. It could be voted on by the Senate in two weeks. Read more and listen to the interview.
Steven Randall, the director of Steel Index, a global service reporting iron ore and other steel component prices to investors, suppliers and buyers, joined the Buzz from London on February, 25, 2013. He holds a masters of Arts from Cambridge University and brings with him over 25 years of experiences in buying, selling and trading iron.