WIIN Comments on the Proposed Mining Ordinance – Forest County

“Taxes and fees to local and state governments from a single mine would be over $27 million. These numbers don’t take into account the indirect economic development that would result from a new facility, including businesses needed to support project operations, housing development, and even increased spending at local restaurants and other establishments.

Despite rhetoric and fear-inducing hyperbole, mining can be safely and cleanly developed in Wisconsin, particularly in light of recent technological advances in the industry.”

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