Iron County to seek reimbursements for mine-related expenses

The Iron County Board is seeking reimbursement from the state for expenses related to an iron ore mine proposal in the Penokee Hills that the company Gogebic Taconite has recently backed away from.

Iron County Board Chair Joe Pinardi said the board unanimously approved a resolution to seek around $60,000 to $70,000 in reimbursement from the state. Pinardi said the county’s Mining Impact Committee will submit an application to the Mining Investment and Local Impact Board.

Read more: Price County Review

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