Gogebic Taconite says its application to develop an iron ore mine
in northwestern Wisconsin will be pushed back until at least the
fall of next year.
had planned to submit an application in the spring of 2015 to
develop a $1.5 billion iron ore mine in the Lake Superior region.
But a company
spokesman tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1vNT7jP)
Gogebic won't finish all fieldwork this year and will be forced to
conduct additional environmental work next year.
fall up north is prompting Gogebic to wrap up some fieldwork
The inability to
get all of the work done means additional work before the company
submits an environmental impact report and formally asks for
permission to construct the mine in Ashland and Iron counties.