"It's still a bad bill," Jauch said. "It injects legal curiosity and it invites legal challenges and that's contrary to the whole idea of streamlining this. We will look like a state that's anti-mining. There will be litigation after litigation after litigation."Rep. Jeff Stone, R-Greendale, a member of the Assembly committee, said the mine wouldn't be an "economic panacea," but the changes offered in the bill would set a new tone for how Wisconsin handles potential new projects like the mine.
GOP-backed Mining Bill Clears Wis. Senate Panel
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