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Al Gedicks, author and professor, has made it his mission to provide accurate scientific information regarding all types of industrial mining. In this clip he discusses the environmental, social and cultural implications of open pit taconite mining.
Pete Rasmussen, local resident, carpenter and co-creator of the Penokee Hills Education Project, discuss concerns about water pollution and lays out questions that Gogebic Taconite has not answered. (Gogebic Taconite Project Overview)
Kathy Noteboom is a teacher in Bayfield, WI and has lived in the area since the early 1990’s. She voices her concerns about the water, the land and about the future of the area.