Former Wisconsin DNR secretary George Meyer says he’s concerned that a rift is developing between the state and the tribes in part due to differences over last years attempt to fast track a new mining bill supported by Gogebic Taconite .
Gogebic Taconite’s lobbyist, Bob Seitz, says the key to going forward now is to pass a mining bill quickly and then address tribal concerns later.
Which is the approach that antagonized tribal leaders to begin with.
Live and learn. Or not.