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Map of Potential GTAC Mining Area

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Map showing streams designated by the State of Wisconsin as Outstanding and Exceptional Resource Waters (listed in NR 102.10 and NR 102.11), approximate location of the Gogebic iron ore body, potential GTAC mine site, and land owned by mining companies. Designated trout streams are also shown as a salmon color. Note that trout stream class (I, II, or III) is not shown and all ORW/ERW waters listed on this map are also designated as trout streams. ORW/ERW and trout stream data are available on Wisconsin DNR’s Surface Water Data Viewer website.

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Gogebic Taconite Exploratory Drill Site Map

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What the Proposed GTAC Mining Site Looks like From the Air

Penokee Hills and GTAC Mining site in Northern Wisconsin

 

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Threats To Water Poll

Please rank the questions below based on what you believe is the greater threat to water quality in the region. (5 being the highest, 1 being the lowest - use the "+" selector to vote. 5 votes for highest rank, 4 votes for second highest, etc.)

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Large-scale agriculture
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Failing septic/waste treatment systems
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Mining
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Stream sedimentation, washouts and erosion
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Forest management practices
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BRWAs Priorities Poll

Please rank the questions below based on how you believe BRWA should prioritize emerging water quality issues in the region. (5 being the highest, 1 being the lowest - use the "+" selector to vote. 5 votes for highest rank, 4 votes for second highest, etc.)

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Establish baseline water quality conditions
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Outreach and education
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Restore problem erosional areas
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Work with local authorities to address water quality issues
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Protective waterway designations
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