Gogebic Taconite beats a partial retreat and pulls its mining operation out of Ashland County. The Monday Buzz talks to Ashland County Board Chair Pete Russo.
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 […]
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.
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.
Former WI Geological and Natural History Service geologist Jason Huberty talks about the political pressures that cost him his job.
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 […]