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Gogebic Taconite officials discuss mine with county board


Cortney Ofstad/Daily Globe

A CROWD of people prepare to listen to a question and answer session between the Iron County Board of Supervisors and Gogebic Taconite representatives during a special meeting on Tuesday at the Iron County Courthouse in Hurley.

HURLEY — Questions were asked and answers were given during a special meeting for the Iron County Board of Supervisors Tuesday at the Iron County Courthouse.

The meeting was designated for board members to ask questions of Gogebic Taconite representatives, in relation to a proposed iron mine near Upson, Wis.

Local residents from Iron and Ashland counties filled the county board room, asking questions of the board during the public comment portion of the meeting.

Topics discussed included infrastructure being affected because of the mine, the affect on water in surrounding areas, pollution...

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