I’m amazed at the content of the letters I see from the anti-Iron and Ashland county iron ore mine people.
Here is some of the stuff I’ve read:
“The sulfur and other dangerous minerals emitted will pollute the environment.” Sulfur is normally an insignificant product of iron mining. If it, or any other mineral is present, it must be controlled under the permit process.
“The mine will pollute the water downstream of the mine.” I grew up on the Gogebic Range when the mines were operating and around 100 of them had operated mostly unregulated for many decades. The water was as good then as it is now. The rivers and streams