Monday, February 06, 2012

Woods Person: The Question of Mineral Rights

Woods Person, a Web site in northern Wisconsin concerned about potential mining ventures, such as the proposed Gogebic Taconite open-pit mine for an iron ore body located in Iron County, Wis., posted today an article on mineral rights.

Using information and research provided by Registrar Bob Traczyk and Attorneys Anthony Stella and Michael Fauerbach, Woods Person shows an illustration from the Wisconsin Geological Survey showing the location of iron deposits in Iron County, Wis.

Because of the mining potential in northern Wisconsin, the author of this article calls attention to the question, "Who owns the mineral rights under your property?"

That question could be relevant for Upper Peninsula property owners as well. Click here to read the article.

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