The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday renewed two mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Wilderness area in Minnesota, a key step in opening the popular wilderness and recreation area up to copper mining despite heavy opposition from local and national conservation groups. (Reuters US News) More
We shouldn't be digging up natural resources to feed an artificial demand we created out of whole cloth and could do away with just as easily.
Posted on 22 May 2019 | 3:44 pm | Google News
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum is firing another shot in her war with the Trump administration over a proposed copper-nickel mine on the edge of the Boundary ...
Posted on 21 May 2019 | 5:46 pm | Google News
Two conservation groups plan rally to support BWCA on Wednesday at state Capitol Minneapolis Star Tribune
Two state conservation groups have organized a rally in the State Capitol rotunda after the Trump administration last week renewed federal mineral leases for ...
Posted on 20 May 2019 | 7:55 pm | Google News
Groups plan rally at Capitol to defend BWCA Star Tribune
Two state conservation groups have organized a rally at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the State Capitol rotunda in response to news last Wednesday that the Trump ...
Posted on 20 May 2019 | 4:00 pm | Google News
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is facing the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining. Stephanie Pearson paddles into the wild.
Posted on 20 May 2019 | 8:51 am | Google News
US renews mining licences in Minnesota wilderness Mining Technology
The US Department of the Interior has renewed two mining licences in the Boundary Waters Wilderness area of Minnesota, the latest in a series of policies that ...
Posted on 17 May 2019 | 7:08 am | Google News
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