March 9, 2015 CAFO KICKBACK or It is all about the water….

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09.05.14 Letter to Chris Cline 


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Sweden's Face Book Page          Embassy                     Ambassador          Prime Minister          Mining in the Northen Climes

06.27.13 Mining in Northern Climes: Whose Decision is it?  From Northen Wisconsin to Northern Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia) Treaties and Reserved Righs threatened “mining is a higher use” by politicians and the world’s richest corporations and families..

07.12.14 The resistance is growing! Sami reindeer herders fight giant iron mine

07..30.14 Hindu religious leader supports Sweden's Sami reindeer herders in their fight against a mining company 

07.30.14 The reindeer herders battling an iron ore mine in Sweden


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04.16.14 The real Mary Burke: How longtime friends and business partners describe her

07.21.14 Penokee Hills Education Project Provides the Truth Amid a Sea of Mining Misinformation

07.26.14 Report: Gold mine means 1,100 acres of wetlands will be dug up, destroyed or disturbed

07.24.14 Don't bring border children to Wisconsin, GOP leader says  Has the GOP no compassion? What happened to the Grand Old Party?

07.24.14 Under Water: The EPA’s Struggle to Combat Pollution

01.15.15 United Wisconsin calls on Rep. Joel Kleefisch to return campaign contributions connected to pay-to-play scandal

01.14.14 Watchdog Journalism: 1, Wisconsin Cronyism: 0 R


07.24.14 Unist'ot'en Camp Evicts A TransCanada Helicopter Crew

07.21.14 Fire Reported at Deer Run Mine

07.21.14 Fire Halts Operations For Deer Run Mine

07.18.14 Local, federal crews work to contain fire inside Deer Run Mine in Montgomery Co.

07.19.14 Foresight Energy Celebrates Public Debut on the New York Stock Exchange - The most ridiculous ritual that Youtube has preserved for the future. In their haste to perform these $acred ritual$ they were all so very moved that apparently everyone was speechle$$.  

07.17.14  Foresight Evacuates Workers After Fire Detected at Mine

07.17.14 Foresight fighting fire in Hillsboro, IL Mine

Updates 07.21.14

07.21.14 Is Nestle a threat to National Security? Nestle Continues To Bottle Water In Drought-Crippled California

07.21.14 Wisconsin's Waters Belong to Everyone Wisconsin DNR

07.21.14 Mining in the Penokee Hills  Midwest Environmental Activitist 

07.21.14 Federal Agecies addresses and links - Contact these and tell them to ptortect our water!

07.19 14 ACTION ALERT: Send Letters of Support to Stop Mining in the Penokees

07.18.14 The profound wisdom of GTac Executive Bob Seitz once again

07.18,14 Walker does not accept the sceintific facts - shoots form the lip

07.18.14 Chippewa, EPA set meeting on Gogebic mine

07.18.14 Six Nations protesters shut down Line 9 integrity dig 

07.16.14 DNR renews Gogebic exploration licenses

07.15.14 Patty Dreier State of Portage County Address

07.10.14 Report on July 9th Joint Mining Impact Meeting WoodsPersonBlog

07.08 14 The Incredible Expanding Pipeline Zenith Weekly and Carl Sack

07.03.14 WDNR Purchases 13,000 Acre Conservation Easement - Next to GTac Mine Site


06.17.14 Wood Trutles in the Penokees - Will they become “incidental kills”? 

06.14.14 Al Jeezera on Line  Television show:  Faultlines Wisconsin’s mining Standoff

06.13.14 Vote against VA bill puts Ron Johnson in the spotlight The Cap Times

06.12.14 AG Van Hollen: Clerks issuing same-sex marriage licenses could be prosecuted WKOW TV Madison


06.11.14 Everything you've ever wanted to know about the Koch brothers, in two books  Yahoo News

06.11.14 WDC's Mike McCabe: Law on Kochs' ad for Scott Walker is absurd Cap Times

06.10.14 Protester challenging Ryan allowed on ballot Cannel

02.14.13 Amidst Controversy, Superior Days Promotes Mining Legislation Wisconsin Citizens Media Coop

01.11.12 Bill Williams - Say what - Another famous quote from $ Bill Williams, GTac Executive

Updated 06.11.14

06.11.14 EXCLUSIVE — Arab TV Network Takes Aim at Elin Nordegren’s Boyfriend! 

69.11.14 Pat Robertson: Don’t ‘get your father busted’ if he threatens mom with a gun The Raw Story

06.11.14 Chris Cline, the New King Coal, Likes to Swing His Big Iron Fist Indian County Today repost from 08.22.13

06.10.14 A look at mining history, economy of NW Wisconsin FOX 11

06.10.14 Al Jeezera on Line  Television show:  Faultlines Wisconsin’s mining Standoff View the Promo

06.10.14 Troubled mining industry now resurgent in Midwest  MPR

06.10.14 To Wisconsin with Love Eastern Mennonite University documentary students' spring 2014 project "To Wisconsin with Love" about Wisconsin Penokee Hills Ojibwe/ally mine resistance and West Virginia water poisoning.

06.10.14 On the Front Lines of Wisconsin's Big-Money, Small-Town Iron Mine War VICE News

06.09.14  Is J. Matthew Fifield Back in Town?

06.09.14 Mine debate continues during fieldwork process Fox 11


Updated 06.09.14

06.02.14 Orvana provides update on closing of Copperwood sale to Highland Copper

06.09.14 Scientists comb proposed WI mine site for environmental data

Updated 06.06.14

06.06.14 One year later: Environmental extremists all but gone from mine site

06.06.14 ICLRA Spring Meeting Featured Presentation by Wisconsin Wetlands Assn Woodsperson Blog

06.05.14 In key ruling, judge finds Alpha mining ‘conductivity’ pollution damaged water quality 

06.05.14 Putting a Price Tag on Nature’s Defenses

06.05.14 Investors Warned on Iron Mining Stocks _ Woodsperson Blog

06.04.14 China’s Rare Earth Toxic Time Bomb to Spur Mining Boom

06.04.14 State Dems should endorse legalizing marijuana

06.03.14 St. Louis County Board says no to federal mining review

Updated 05.29.14

05.29.14 Experts weigh in on John Doe judge's Koch-funded 'judicial junkets'

05.28.14 Is Walker cutting a deal to preserve what little chance is left to become President?

05.27.14 Bay Mills Beats Michigan; Tribal Sovereign Immunity Upheld

05.24.14  (post) Coal is us in Illinois

05.24.14 (post) Foresight Management Coal Facilities - Is this the future for Mellen, Odanah, Copper Falls Sate Park, the Penokee and the Waters of the Bad River

05.23.14 ‘A Government Of Thugs’: How Canada Treats Environmental Journalists

05.23.24 This Memorial Day, Honor the Water, Remember the Fallen, and Protect the Mounds

05.23.14 Tribal efforts — and influence — on environmental policy are growing

05.21.14 PUDS are US  or Who authored this bill - The Tiffany/Walker/GTac/ MO - is it live in Iron County?

05.15.14 Illinois miner killed Wednesday identified 

Posted 05.15.15

05.13.14 Should The WI DNR Teach Kids, Others Bear Killing?

04.28.14 Ashland and Iron Counties vote against Iron Mining Conservation Congress Results Show Citizens Want Mining Safeguards

05.13.14 Mining Exploration Lawsuit Delayed After Appointment Of New Judge

05.12.14 Experts take to the field to see if iron mine can pass muster

04.30.14 Battle in the Badger State

05.04.14 Wisconsin touts pristine area to tourists, yet wants giant open pit mine there, too

04.07.14 Legislator Circulates Penokee Hills Conservation Proposal— State purchase would protect fishing, hunting opportunities, jobs

04.05.14 First the Mercer District Adminstrator and Now the School Board Clerk - Schools are funded for kids, not adults on a mission! (Feb. 18. 2014)

04.03.14 Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Is an "Eco-Terrorist," as He Permits World's Largest Open-Pit Iron Ore Mine

04.04.14. Stanley Kutler: Scott Walker doesn't want you to vote

04.04.14 Park Falls Mayor Tom Ratzlaff officially announces candidacy for 25th Senate District (...urged listeners to “wait until the science comes out,” he will comoment on GTac’s mine..)

04.04.14 Charles Koch Claims That African American President Barack Obama Has Stolen His Freedom Bro Koch pleads for sympathy, too bd so sad, take your money and beat it out of my neighborhood!

04.03.14. Senator Tom Tiffany’s Statement on Voting Activity in Iron County

Posted March 29, 2014

03.24.14. How Did Wisconsin Become the Most Politically Divisive Place in America?

03.30.2014 The hypocrisy and greed of Terrible Tom TiffanyThanks to conservationists, Terrible Tom Tiffany had a business for the past 20 years on the Willow Flowage and the Wisconsin River. (Reposted Aug 14.)

03.29.14 NY Times Piece Tells The World About Walker, Iron Mine Calamity There has not been a better story written in mainstream media about the mine.

03.26.14 WHY THE SHERIFF IS NOT REMOVING THE HARVEST CAMP PARTICIPANTS IN IRON COUNTY  The Stellareport Blog Keeping and eye on Right… and the Wrong. 

03.24.14 Koch brothers’ money is making its way to hyperlocal races

03.11.14 Penokee Range Mine endangers local environment

Posted 03.25.14

03.25.14 UPDATE - LCO Harvest Camp packs up, moves to new site

03.25.14 Iron County Forestry Director Says LCO Camp Needs To Leave Public Land Entirely

03.24.14 LCO Camp Will Move Parts Of Project, Rotate Campers To Avoid Eviction

Posted 03.23.14

03.23.2014 The brothers Koch and Chris Cline and their money at work!  Special Feature Page

03.21.14 Conservative group attacks candidates over mine Miami Herald

02.27.14 Deja vu: Questionable campaign money again causing problems in Illinois (Posted 

03.14.2014 LCO Harvest Camp opposing G-Tac mine facing eviction

March 16, 2014

03.07.13 Iron ore price suffers worst one-day drop since August

03.12.13 McCabe: Walker and aides intentionally flouted Open Records Law. Why weren't they charged?

03.12.14 Regulators lay out steps for Gogebic Taconite mining permit

March 13, 2014

03.11.14 Repeal the Iron Mining Law

03.10.14. Peter Rasmussen vs. State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

 03.10.14 DNR letter provides requirements to Gogebic Taconite for potential mining project

03.10.14 Repeal Wisconsin's mining law

March 11, 2014

03.10.14 Mining law will boost economy safely written by Senator Tom “Taconite” Tiffany a small man with a big ego and not he is alegend in his own mind.

03.10.14 Mining shares hit by iron ore slump and China slowdown - BBC Report

03.09.14 Hundreds spell out message to "protect our waters" on Lake Superior ice

03.07.14 Walker called a liar! Promotes Keystone thinking 900 jobs will be produced in Wisconsin! More jobs BS.

03.07.14 Walker Asks State TV Stations to Pull False Burke Ad - Is Scooter running scared?

03.07.14 "Governors should be defined not just by what they do and say, but who they surround themselves with  Quote attributed to Scotty Walker -

03.07.14 Press Notice SUJECT: Penokee Gold Maple Syrup another Mining Project LLC formed. 

03.07.14. Koch Brother Admits Buying Wisconsin Governor (Posted on this date.)

03.07.14 Welcome to the Jerusalem for Ojibwe People

03.07.14 42 Stories of Frontline Indigenous Resistance You May Have Missed

03.05.14 Senator Jauch on Committee Passage of Sand Mining Bill 

03.02.14 The Chris Cline coal campaign contribution scandal has grown bigger than I ever expected..

03.05.14 Wis. committee OKs sand mine bill opposed by towns

03.05.14 Root River Siren

03.03.14 Nick Vander Puy writes a note from his tent in the Penokee Hills

03.03.14 Family-supporting jobs needed now, but the mine won't bring them

03.03.14 WI Town’s Association Opposes Tiffany’s and Walker’s Tea Bagger Sand Mine Dergulation Bill (Luther Olsen, Bob Cowles, Mike Ellis, and crew you are just as bad. Stand up for what is right or do these bullies rule you dudes also.

03.03.14 First candidate in northern Wisconsin Assembly race opposes mine

03.03.14 Spain accuses Gogebic Taconite president of environmental crimes

02.24.14 New Docs Suggest Scott Walker Misled Press

02.19.14 An unpleasant day for Scott Walker

02.10.14 Scott Walker Gets Busted For Lying About Voting For Ronald Reagan

Posted 02.23.14

02.23.14 Former DOJ Attorney Analyzes Bill Williams' "Spanish Problem" (Thanks to Woodsperson Blog)

02.22.14 The prosecutors’ office has asked for jail sentences for the directors of the multinational company for damaging the underground watercourses which feed the villages and towns in Sevilla.

02.21.14 Bill Williams May Go To Court For Alleged Role In Contaminating Aquifer In Seville

02.08.14 Illinois Mine Safety Head Took Thousands in Campaign Contributions from Coal Baron Chris Cline

02.23.14 Timmy Myers and Illinois EPA violations (August 26, 2009)

02.21.14 Citizens Successfully Challenge Mining Laws (Thanks to Barbara With)

02.21.12 02.21.14 Spanish prosecutor asks five-year prison term for GTAC’s Williams

02.19.14 GTac Bulk Sample Trucks Routed Through Bad River Reservation (Thanks Barbara)

02.12.14 Gramma O'Dovero has her say and reference's Sen. Grothman's visit to her family's farm.

02.03.14 Wisconsin Mining Bill Threatens Genocide

Posted 02.11.14

02.11.14 Gogebic Taconite Continues Meetings with Concerned Citizens

02.10.14 Walker's Mine Imperils Wisconsin - Thanks to Rebecca Kemble and the Progressive

02.10.14 Saving Lake Superior  -  On the southern shore, the Chippewa band together to stop a mine

02.07.14 Timmy gets his haul road  

02.07.14 Mine protesters face meth charges, restraining order

02.04.14 GTac's Timmy Myers pleads to make Moore Park his haul road.

02.03.14 DNR Gives GTac and $ Bill an air pollution exemption for Bulk Sampling -  Seems that DNR actually believes these guys!

Posted 02. 04.14

02.03.14 The NFL would Never Allow This Add on Super Bowl Sunday

Posted 01.25.14

01.25.14 1,200 acres of controversial mining site in northern Wisconsin closed to public

01.24.14 Introducing "GTac's Golden Goose Red Zone" map. (Walker's Third World has now been staked out - Their armed militia is expected to return.) 

01.25.14 Woods Person Thoughts and reports on what is happening in Wisconsin's North Woods - Get Real

01.24.14 Get ready for more Koch money in Wisconsin

01.22.14 EPA Report: Proposed Pebble Mine Would Destroy Fishery

01.24.14 Plain Talk: Bullying GTac needs to be put in its place

01.24.14 GTac's New Map of Wisconsin Thank to Boby Cowles, Luther Olson, Mikey Ellis, Robin Vos and their tea bag heroes Pesident wanna-be Fritz and his chief missionary Tom Taconite Tiffany.

01.24.14 Just when you thought Walker, GOP could not do worse..(These tea baggin' fools step up to the plate - Robin Vos, Fitzgerald, Luther Olsen, Mikey Ellis, and Bobby Cowles have their orders from Walker and Taconite Tom Tiffany)

01.23.14 Off-Limit Zones Soon To Be In Effect At Mine Site

01.23.14 01.23.14 Illinois and Spain - Is Ashland County WI next? $ Bill's boss man, Chris Cline, in the News

01.20.14 Iron Mine is Why Walker Wants Foreign Land Sales: China's Buying

Posted 01.20.14

01.20.14 Tensions flaring between Wisconsin DNR and Gogebic Taconite company

01.2014 Watchdog website leaks DNR report

01.12.14 Leaked DNR report say mine threatens human health, water

01.19.14 Into the Future of the Penokee Hills - Youtube video of what will happen in $, GTac, and Chris Cline have it their way.

01.20.14 Petition to WDNR to reject any further permits to GTAC

01.18.14 200 Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and Illinois residents: Repeal Wisconsin mining law

01.18.14 Snowshoeing in the Penokees  On to the Crest - Video

01.13.14 Tweaking (the Law) insufficient for Mining Law

01.09.14 01.09.14 Surprise: State's new mining law may require some tweaking

Posted 01.17.14

01.17.14 Vinehout Bows out - No Democratic Grassroots campaign

01.16.14 DNR approves exploratory drilling application

01.16.14 Iron County Bulk Sampling Ordinance in Trouble

01.13.14 Comments on GTac Bulk Sample Plan and Stormwater Permit Application: A rather long post, however, well worth the read.

Posted 01.15.14

01.15.14 News From 91.3 KUWS  Group says geologist rejects findings of asbestos-like minerals in mining area

01.15.14 GTAC charges DNR is making unauthorized information requests (Ashland Daily Press)

01.08.14 Tim Myers lashes back at DNR for asking questions about their mining permit application  Lobbyist/Engineer Tim Myers pontificates on the mining laws GTact helped Walker and Senator "Taconite' Tom Tiffany write.

01.14.14.  News From 91.3 KUWS GTAC and DNR say they're not antagonistic

01.12.14 Rebecca Kemble on Wisconsin Coup d'Etat, the Penokee Mine and the Creation of Civilization

Posted 01.11.14

01.10.14 Editorial: Penokee People Demand Repeal of Mining Laws  by Maureen Matusewic

01.10.14 Wood Turtles are expendable - Victims of the "Incidental Take Permit" LOOPHOLE

01.11.14 Bald Mountain exploration disclosed at public hearing Iron Wood  (Daily Globe article.)

Posted 01.09.14

Senator "Taconite" Tom Tiffany’s lump of coal Christmas

Posted 01.03.14

01.05.14 Wildlife Federation - REPAL THE MiNING BILL

01.06.14 We are a Nation of Laws (Thanks to Woodsperson Blog)

01.03.14 Who Owns Mall of America and the MOA Boycott

12.31.13 GTAC To Drill More Water Monitoring Wells

GTAC President May Face Charges Of Water Pollution In Spain (Listen to WPR replay)   And this man thinks we should trust him with our water?

Posted 01.01.14

12.31.13  Ecologists in Action to Bill Williams: “You are a liar”

12.31.13 GTac's proposed mine first ranked story of 2013 - (Let us hope the Daily Globe will quit with articles that read like adds for GTac.)

Posted 12.30.13 Happy New Year

12.23.13 Army Corps Of Engineers Won’t Work With DNR On Iron Ore Mine Impact Study WPR

12.25.13 (Senator) Tom Tiffany's Lump of Coal

12.25.13 The first thing Williams must have written on his list to Santa was to be granted the ability to lie in public and get away with it - Last year's Christmas present from Wisconsin's Republican leadership - Luther Olsen, MIke Ellis, Bobby Cowles, Alberta Darling

12.23.13 Carl Sack's request to Deny GTac's permit applications

12.20.13 DNR requests "clarification" from GTac's Timothy Myers for GTac's Bulk Sample Plan

12.20.13 DNR demands more information from GTac's Timothy Myers for GTac's Storm Water Permit Application

12.10.13 DNR wants GTac's Timothy Myers to provide more complete information RE: GTac's Bulk Sample Plan

Updated correspondence with DNR

Posted 12.16.13

12.17.13 Iron County explanation of why the HELP eviction item was removed from the agenda


12.14.13 Mining executives wanted on Sevilla environmental damage charges

12.16.13 American Indian group living in extreme weather to protest proposed mine

12.15.13 Citizens and Organizations: Repeal the Mining Bill

12.14.13 Spain’s Damning Evidence on Bill Williams’ Complicity in Crimes Against Environment

12.13.13 LCO Says They Will Stay In Camp Despite Impending Eviction Vote

Posted 12.14.13

12.13.13 We Cannot Bear the Cost of a Mine

12.13.13 Iron County Insurance Won’t Cover LCO Eviction

12.12.13 Gov. Walker signs bill that would close off portion of Penokee Hills to the public

Posted 12.11.13

12.10.13 Circles of Friends - Spheres of Influence thanks to Woodsperson Blog

Iron County Committee Votes to evict H.E.L.P. - County Board will decide at  Meeting on December 17.

12.09.13 Ashland County Board Chair Calls for Repeal of Mining Law

12.09.13 Ashland Resident and City Council member, KELLY WESTLUND, WILL RUN AGAINST  Sean Duffy


12.06.13 Gogebic gets an F grade for “due diligence.” 

12.06.13 National Park Service White Paper Provides Another Reason to DENY THE PERMIT 12.06.13

12.03.13 GTac Struggles to Meet Relaxed Mining Law's Requirements

12.03.13 GTAC Won't Sample Mining Area With Asbestos-Like Fibers

12.03.13 Side-stepping asbestos worries, mine company scales back sampling plans

12.03.13 An Open Letter to the Press Regarding GTAC from WCMC

12.02.13 ALEC’s Extreme Legislative Agenda for 2014

12.02.13 Eco-Terrorist to Stand Trial in Iron County for Mine Attack

12.02.13 Bulk Sampling Questions from Jack Parker to DNR's Larry Lynch


12.02.13 Harvest Educational Learning Project Administrator Mel Gasper Sets the Record Straight

12.02.13 The Pope Versus Unfettered Capitalism - Standing up for people not stock markets

12.02.13 Gogebic Taconite sends their Bulk Sampling Plan to Wisconsin DNR Read the plan on the DNR Website.

12.01.13 Former Stevens Point activist to stand trial

10.16.13 Ashland County Mining Impact Committee Hears Warnings from Northland Professor (Posted 12.02.13)

Posted: 11.29.13

11.27.13 MARY BURKE SAYS "NO" TO MINING IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN Mary, we need to hear you support REPEAL loudly and clearly!

  11.27.13 "Unintimidated" with the Solidarity Singers" with Joe Skulan and Barb With  WPR Archive

   11.27.13  "Unintimidated" With Governor Scott Walker  WPR Archive

11.27.13 WANTED: GTAC President Bill Williams for Environmental Crimes in Spain

11.25.13 The Court confirmed the processing of three executives of Cobre Las Cruces

11.26.13 Breaking: Is Bill Williams a wanted man?

11.26.13 Bill Williams of GTac to stand trial in Spain for "Crimes Against the Environment"

Posted 11.22.13

Iron mine could help rail service push in Northwoods 11.22.13

Nothing to Krow About 11.21.13

'Lead protester' at mine site bound over to stand trial 11.20.13

LETTER: One mine, two approaches (The difference between Ashland County and Leslie Kolesar's Iron County Approach) 11.22.13

Ho-Chunk Members Call For Coalition Against Frac Sand Mining 11.21.13

Abundant Asbestos Confirmed at GTAC Bulk Sampling Site 10.06.13

Grothman Brings Back Asbestos Bill Just in Time for DNR Revelation 10.11.13

Iron County Mining Impact Committee Chair Leslie Kolesar Misleads Public on Mine Tailing 10.31.13

Indigenous women of the world warn that they will give their lives to defend their lands 11.12.13

Posted 11.18.13

Pope Francis - Thou Shalt Not Frack 11.15.13.

Indigenous women of the world warn that they will give their lives to defend their lands 11.12.13

In Virginia race, a wealthy environmentalist represents a threat to Scott Walker 11.13.13

In Virginia race, a wealthy environmentalist represents a threat to Scott Walker 11.13.13

GTac Mining, Americans for Prosperity, Used Same Lobbyist (Surprise, surprise) 11.17.13

Fracking Victim Sued for Defamation After Proving Drinking Water Flammable 11.08.13

The GTac Mine Is Dead—It Just Doesn't Know it Yet 11.09.13

DHS Contracts $19 Million Private Armed Security Unit In Wisconsin And Minnesota 11.08.13

Bill Limiting Public Access To Mine Site Goes To Assembly Next Week 11.07.13

Posted 11.07.13

Sen. Bob Cowles Gift to GTac - Another foolish idea - For shame 11.07.13

Wis. governor, Chippewas battle over open pit mine 09.08.13 (Posted 11.07.13)

GTac's Attorney Scot Clark threatens "GTac will prosecute under both criminal and civil law" Ashland DA respectfully disagrees  Delination is not a Criminal act.- (Posted) 11. 07.13

Kohler Heir and Walker Backer Plumbs Dark Money Depths 11.05.13

Billionaire Battles Native Americans Over Iron Ore Mine 09.09.13 (Posted 11.07.13)

Posted 11.05.13

DNR seeks public comment, will hold hearings on changes to mining rules 11.01.13

GOP offers plan to soften access restrictions to proposed iron mine 11.01.13  

Mining bill headed back to drawing board "Taconite" Tom's attempt to make his foolishness make sense. 10.30.13

Asbestos shield legislation is a slap against veterans 10.25.13

Posted 10/29/13

Asbestos in the Penokees - The saga continues..10/29/13

Wisconsin Reporter says new John Doe investigation focused on conservative groups 10.29.13

Chris Cline (GTac) enters Sand Frac Frenzy  Posted 10.29.13

Bill would limit local control of frac sand mining "Taconite" Tom Tiffany enters Sand Frac Frenzy Posted 10.29.13

Sand Mining - Frac Sand Reports Posted 10.29.13

Sand Frac Maps, Diagrams, and Endangered Butterflies Posted 10.29.13

Posted 10/25/13

Asbestos in the Penokees - The saga continues..10/21/13

Wisconsin Political Landscape (This page is currently under construction and more will be added.)

Posted October 14, 2013

ASBESTOS IN THE PENOKEE HILLS IS A REALITY 10.14.13 !  Follow the research 

IRONWOOD: THE ROCKS OF THE PENOKEE RANGE Posted 10.04.13 Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters

Fishy Fish Trips and Scott Suder... 09/30/13

Chris Cline Likes to Swing His Big Iron Fist - WOO WOO! posted 10.04.13

Militarized Mining in Wisconsin Reposted 10.04.13

Republicans bow to their fanatics one more time - Grothman and Tiffany tea baggers supreme!  Posted 10.04.13

Abundant Asbestos Confirmed at GTAC Bulk Sampling Site (Posted 10.06.13)

In Victory at Crandon, Lessons for a new proposal 10.09.13

Tiffany's sell-out thwarted for now.. 09.13.13     Bob Jauch's Response 09.13.13 (Reposted 10.10.13)

Posted September 19, 2013

Rob Ganson - Paul DeMain is the man to replace Sean Duffy - (We agree)  09.16.13

Bob Jauch responds to Tom Tiffany's (another) dumb idea 09.13.13

Tiffany's sell-out thwarted for now.. 09.13.13

Brothers Koch Exposed - "Secret Bank" 09.12.13

Behind the Curtain - Brothers Koch Exposed 09/13/13

Freedom Partners? Americans for Prosperity?  "proud” donors are not so proud they will publicly identify themselves as donors." 09.13.13

Posted September 8, 2013

Bulletproofing the Penokees - Arizona Style - Grothman and Tiffany are locking and loading Reposted 09.08.13

Heigh Ho We took the dough! Reposted 09.08.13

More Bulk Sampling Permit Questions sent 09.08.13

Bulk Sampling Permit Questions sent in 09.05.13

Penokee Hills Education Project Board - Wants out of the Scott Clark office space 09.05.13

Republican Favoritism of GTAC Gets Public Comment Session 09.03.13 Ashland Attorney Scott Clark supports GTac.

Ashland Attorney Scott Clark joins GTac Team 08.23.13

WMC Praises the dirty deed 09.05.13 - Was the approved by WMC Board member and immediate past Vice President Ashland's David Bretting?

Posted September 03.13

Is Cathy Stepp trying to buy votes? Posted 09.03.13

The NorthStar Study has been resurrected by Iron County Business Community and the Hurley and Mercer School Board spokespersons.

Posted August 28, 2013

Al Gedicks: Gogebic Taconite failing to win Public Support 08.25.13

Duane Lahti - Retired Water Quality Specialist - GTac's mine not suitable for the Penokees 08.15.13 Read three more statements by Lahti.

Armed guards to share woods with Wisconsin hunters. What could go wrong? 08.20.13

Posted August 25, 2013

Internal email suggests WI DNR eroding key scientific, regulatory credibility 08.21.13

Alternative to Mining? 08.22.13

Chris Cline, the New King Coal, Likes to Swing His Big Iron Fist or Cline's Mining War in Wisconsin 08.22.13

Mining company tells tribe to keep wetlands expert away from site 08.23.13 - Scott Clark I am disappointed with your decision to join the GTac's Bobby Seitz in his efforts to thwart wetland investigation  and protection in our backyard.

"The Division of Enforcement and Science will be eliminated as a Division and its component parts – Law Enforcement and Science Services – will report to the Secretary’s Office." DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp Memo 08.19.13

Posted August 21, 2013

Mining Jobs Openings, Bullk Sampling permit request is incomplete, Bulletproof Securities and more from the StellaReport 08.21.13

DNR under fire 09.18.13

Red Cliff Tribal Chair and Red Cliff Mining Task Force speak for the water

Documents confirm extent of possible pollution from Northwoods mine 08.21.13

Testimony in Hurley mostly against Gogebic Taconite's plan for iron ore mine 08.15.13

Armed guards to share woods with Wisconsin hunters. What could go wrong? 08.20.13

DNR hearing shows widespread opposition to mine 08.20.13

Iron County D.A. Asks For Public's Help In Drill Site Raid Investigation

Posted on August 14, 2013

Bad River Tribe Turns To Federal Government To Stop Mine 08.14.14

LCO Board and Iron County Officials Meet to Discuss Permit for LCO Harvest Camp 08.13.13

Posted on August 13, 2013

A Tale of Two Camps 08.13.13

Ho Ho We Took the Dough!

The Penokee Hills (Gogebic Iron Range in Wisconsin) where they are located and brief description.


Indian Treaty Law Expert: Adverse Effect on Treaty-protected Species Dooms Mine 07.29.13

Dakota Nation Unity Riders Summer 2013

Gogebic Taconite, LLC, potential mining project follow the process as it happens on the the DNR website.

Walker’s Colossal Giveaway to Mining Co. in Wis. Reposted on 08.13.13

DNR Concerned That Iron Ore Mining Could Release Asbestos-Like Fibers 08.09.13

Plain Talk: GTAC: Wisconsin's new 'corporate citizen'  07.12.13 (Posted 08.13.13)

Wisconsin Mining Laws - Scott Walker, Chris Cline, (Gtac) and his operatives challenged by local government. SWE Commentary

Masses of Plastic Particles Found in Great Lakes - report 07.31.13

Undercover Agents Infiltrated Tar Sands Resistance Camp to Break up Planned Protest - Are we next on this list? 08.12.13

Bulletproof Securities upgrades webpage - From the Mexican Border to Scotty Walker's third world - America will be safe - The Mercs are here! Posted 08.13.13

Was Bulletproof in Ashland County? If so they could face charges 08.12.13

Scottsdale security firm mired in environmental dispute returns to site 08.06.13

Armed Guards Get OK To Return To Wisconsin Mining Site 08.13.13

Scott Walker should hold Bulletproof Security to a higher standard 08.13.13

Sierra Club offer talking points and sample letter regarding GTac's Bulk Sampling Permit 08.13.13

Mining attempts a controversial comeback in Wisconsin 08.12.13

Hired Guns in the Penokees Video Posted 08.13.13

Iron County Will Decide Tomorrow Whether To Pursue Charges Against Harvest Camp 07.29.13

Posted on July 30

Senator Tommy Tiffany weighs in against the Harvest Camp - (Earning his mining company campaign donations)

Iron County Government, Closed for Business 07.24.13

Attorney Stella Writes to DA and State Re: Mercenaries 07.11.13

The anti-mine activists I know are making frybread not war in the Penokees 07.11.13

Wisconsin Mining Company Hires Armed Guards

Eco-Terrorism or Diversionary Tactics at Harvest Camp? 07.07.13

Greenies vow to make mine owner 'cower in fear' 07.09.13

Posted on July 22

Criminal charges need to filed against GTac and Bulletproof Securities 

Walker’s Colossal Giveaway to Mining Co. in Wis.  Walker's Dirty Deed (Reposted 07.20.13) 

Posted on July 18

Rent-a-Paramilitaries Freak Out Wisconsin 07.08.13

Rep. Katrina Shankland: .."they must realize they don't have the public support" 07.10.13

Bill Williams announcement: BulletProof Securities is gone for now and questions once again are raised about GTac's Operatives Breaking the Law (Read more on Woods Person Blog)

Paramilitary-style guards 'are going to stay,' mining company vows 07.10.13

Statement from Senator Jauch: Gogebic Taconite Security Firm is Illegal 07.10.13

Iron County Defends Employee Gary Glonek’s Racist Rants as Truth 07.07.1

Posted on July 10th 

BulletProof Securities secures the Penokees - Clines army at work in camo and masks 07.10.13

What is going on in the hills 07.10.13 

Automatic Weapons & Guards in Camo: Welcome to Mining Country, Wis. 07.09.13

Penokee Hills Education Project Takes Anti-Mining Message to Hurley 07.03.13  News and Video By Rebecca Kemble

GTac's Timmy Myers files for additional permits 

Complant filed against GTac's Bill Williams 

A lesson to be learned...

Alleged Phone Snatcher Dollar (or is it Wild) Bill Williams 06.20.1

Woman faces charges in June 11 disturbance at Upson drilling site

Ashland County's mining ordinances passed to "Protect Ashland County Taxpayers" 06.20.13

Ashland County Passes New Metallic Mining Zoning Ordinance 18 to 1; Iron County to Follow

DNR denies Bad River appeal 06.19.13

GTac's Bill Williams charged with a complaint - Now who is the terrorist?

Gtac's Timmy Myers drops bomb - filed for permits to charge on.

Protesters Interrupt Drilling In Penokees 06.12.13

We are the overburden 06.17.13


We’ve spent a lot of money in Wisconsin.  We’re going to spend more. MacIver confession 06.15.13 

LCO Tribe Finds 'Brand New Way' To Protest: With A Harvest Camp 06.14.13

Unlikely Alliances by Zolton Grossman 06.12.13                            

Iron mine's fate may hinge on 19th century treaties 03.07.13 (Posted 06.11.13)

Wisconsin's Water at a Crisis Point - Thanks to Senators Bobby Cowles, Luther Olsen, Mike Ellis, Tommy Tiffany and their mentor Scotty "Fritzie" Walker  06.02.13

Walker leads Wisconsin's Water Crisis (05.31.13)

Most Wisconsin Tribes United Against GOP Mining Bill (Posted 07.11.13)

And the Wheels Slowly Turn - Woodsperson Blog 05.31.13

Pictures of previous bore samples - Are these examples of "responsible mining"? 06.10.13

Wisconsin Inc., for sale to Top Donors like GTAC, Koch and Cline Industries  6/10/2013 



The way I see it.. Mark Otzelberger  05.28.13

London Shareholders Meeting Comments – and Rio Tinto’s Response Save the Wild UP (SWUP) Report 05.25.13

Underground water levels dropping in sharply, USGS says 05.20.13

Defend the Bad River Mining Task Force Updates 05.13

Is it worth it?  05.21.13

Wisconsin's Public Trust Doctrine (Posted 05.22.13)

Activists deliver "DNR" order to the DNR 05.21.13

Wisconsin mining law reforms benefit polluters 05.14.13

07.07.13 WQOW News 18 Eau Claire, WI  "Mine of Information: Exploring the options in the Northwoods Part One"

GTac has no answers for the  Iron County Board or Iron County Residents 05.01.13


Is this a Gtac expense thrown on the shoulders of Iron county Taxpayers? 04.28.13

University of Minnesota Taconite Mine Workers Study 04.15.13

Bibliography of Papers on Iron Deposits in the Penokee Hills

Jesse Venture Exposes the Global Water Conspiracy Dirty money and greed threatens all us!

Nestlé chairman says water is not a human right

Nukes and OIl

Cliffs says Northshore ready to produce new-age taconite 04.25.13

Heated Discussion Over Mining at Iron County Board Meeting Tuesday 04.24.13

Extreme Mining Advocates Ramp Up Propaganda in Face of Mining Bill Failure 03. 11.2012 by Barbara With

Plain Talk: MacIver an expert at the old 'razzle dazzle' 04.24.13  MacIver's smoke and mirrors used to support Walker.

The Fight Against Wisconsin's Iron Mine (A four part series by Al Gedicks) 04.16.13

State of the Tribal Nations in Wisconsin (Updated 4.10.13)

OIl, Pipelines and Barges - The next wave of invasive Species 04.14.13

Walker prepares for first overseas trade mission 04.10.13

Scientific information about the proposed GTac mine in NW Wisconsin AWESOME 04.11.13

Mining lease provides many benefits for mining company, few for Iron County residents 04.10.13

Grand Opening of Penokee Hills Education Project Office 04.05.13

Experts analysis - No Mine!

Great Lakes Commons - The People's Plan to Protect the Great Lakes Forever

Wisconsin Gets WHat It Voted For Twice 03.06.13

What will mining law bring first, jobs or a legal challenge? 03.12.13

03.26.13 GTac requested to attend Iron County Board Meeting

03.02.13 Ojibwe didn't protect wetlands for a mine!

03.23.13 Northland College Pow-Wow Harlem Shake (Lead Dancer Elder Joe Rose)

03.22.13 Snow slows down Tim Myers and GTac

03.11.13 Wisconsin Business Alliance - Walker repeating mistakes of the past 

03.16.13 Scotty "Fritz" Walker wants the White House - Idiot and his ego unleashed!

03.06.13 Scott Suder spreads manure! 

03.11.13 "Fritz Waker" signs bill to accommodate campaign donors to his Republican party stooges

03.11.13 Steineke Mouths off - supports Mary "Bang Bang" Wiiliams & Tom "Boom Boom" Tiffany dismisses Genocide

03.13 The Tiffany Report -  Sponsored by Luther Olsen, Mike Ellis and Robert Cowles

03.11.13 Wisconsin Passes Walker's contentious mining bill (Olsen, Cowles and Ellis elated!)

03.11.13 Walker blinded by his own ego - Thanks to Senator Olsen, Cowles, Ellis "Boom Boom Tiffany and Rep. Mary "Bang Bang" Williams

03.02.13 Tom "Phony Baloney" Tiffany Attack 

03.02.13  Proposed mine looms as threat to Wisconsin's natural resourcesP