Gogebic Taconite submits sampling plans
- Gogebic Taconite wants to move quickly to dig an iron mine in Ashland and Iron Counties.
This week, they submitted plans for the next step in the state's process.
The company is asking the DNR for permission to sample hundreds of thousands of tons of earth, part of a bulk sampling plan.
Gogebic Taconite also officially told the DNR it will seek a mining permit.
The DNR will tell Gogebic within two weeks whether it can go forward with the sampling.
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