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Feds reopen mining exploration near BWCA


September 7, 2018

The mining industry scored a major victory in Minnesota Thursday, when the federal government lifted a controversial stay on minerals exploration in national forests just outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

The announcement fulfills promises President Donald Trump and Vice President Michael Pence made to Republican supporters at separate rallies in Duluth this year, an indication of how mining in Minnesota has become a national political issue.


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