Wisconsin Public Radio will broadcast the first public meeting about the proposed Penokee iron ore mining project live from the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center near Ashland. The two hour broadcast will include representatives from Gogebic Taconite Company, the Wisconsin Geological Survey, and the Ashland and Iron County Development Associations. The meeting will be moderated by Northland College President Mike Miller.
This public affairs event is sponsored by Wisconsin Public Radio, the Ashland Daily Press, Northland College and the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center.
In the second hour of the broadcast, the public is invited to ask questions about this proposal.
This special broadcast begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday January 19th on 102.9 Ashland, 89.9 WHSA,, Brule and 91.3, KUWS Superior.