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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
August 19, 2017
Reader's view: Listen to 8th District, too, on mining
In early August, U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer proposed a bill that made it clear he's spearheading the movement to establish sulfide-ore copper mining on the edge of the Boundary Waters — far outside of his district. The proposed bill would reverse a federal decision to initiate an environmental...
August 19, 2017 - 7:21pm
August 10, 2017
Reader's View: Accurate info needed in mining debate
The Aug. 1 letter regarding the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness mineral withdrawal study ("Mining study already done; resume exploration") contained inaccurate and misleading statements. It could mislead readers into believing the U.S. Forest Service already has studied the...
August 10, 2017 - 7:37pm
August 7, 2017
Local View: BWCAW can be protected while allowing mining
The U.S. Forest Service is required under the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, and other statutes to include local governments in...
August 7, 2017 - 6:48pm
Reader's View: The deal included mining outside BWCAW
I was a substitute teacher and a volleyball coach at the Tower-Soudan school (back when those communities still had a high school.) My husband has worked in the mining industry for more than 40 years. We sent three kids to college by saving mining paychecks. Our honeymoon was a 57-mile...
August 7, 2017 - 6:44pm
August 3, 2017
Sportsman's View: Bill threatens northern Minnesota's outdoor recreation economy
Recently, U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, who represents the St. Cloud, Minn., area, has been working with Congressman Rick Nolan, who represents Northeastern...
August 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 29, 2017
A paddler's view: Time on our waters reminds us why they need to be protected
My first Boundary Waters canoe trip, nearly three decades ago, was as a chaperone for a group of eight high-schoolers organized through the Church...
July 29, 2017 - 6:38pm
July 28, 2017
Local View: We need copper mining, just not near the Boundary Waters
Mining: how can anyone be against it? Our civilization depends on it and has since the dawn of the Bronze Age. Mining is a big part of our culture...
July 28, 2017 - 12:18am
July 19, 2017
Reader's View: Nolan lost his way on BWCAW
What's wrong with U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan?
July 19, 2017 - 12:59am
July 18, 2017
Reader's View: New mining actually could protect BWCAW
I have to say that it is encouraging to see Congressman Rick Nolan — along with Congressman Tom Emmer of Minnesota's Fourth Congressional District, Congressman Paul Gosar of Arizona, and Congressman Bruce Westerman of Arkansas — getting involved in mining issues in Northeastern...
July 18, 2017 - 12:12am
PolyMet land exchange: Right or wrong? Wrong: Even the appraisal cheats the public
As a lifelong resident of Northeastern Minnesota and a successful small business owner for more than 30 years, I find a lot to dislike in Congressman...
July 18, 2017 - 12:04am
July 15, 2017
Reader's view: Modern science means mining safe
There are regions all over the world where, essentially, minerals pump up from the ground and are toxic to surrounding plants, resulting in an obvious lack of plant growth. Geologists call such areas "kill zones." To laymen, "kill zone" sounds harsh, but they occur everywhere in the...
July 15, 2017 - 2:56pm
July 14, 2017
Reader's View: City folk off the mark on mining
After watching the endless protesting to prevent copper-nickel mining in Northeastern Minnesota, I feel compelled to share some observations.
July 14, 2017 - 12:00am
July 12, 2017
Commissioner's View: Don't miss chances to mine in northern Minnesota
Like many residents of northern Minnesota, I have worked as a miner. When I ran for the office of St. Louis County commissioner, I pledged to...
July 12, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 14, 2017
Reader's View: Reject outdated anti-mining arguments
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum presented old environmentalists' arguments to U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, extracting the promise of a two-year environmental study of copper-nickel mining in Northeastern Minnesota ("McCollum says Trump...
June 14, 2017 - 12:48am
May 2, 2017
Local View: Mining study stacked against tourism
No one, I'm sure, was surprised that a recent economic study paid for by Mining Minnesota, the copper-nickel mining industry trade group in Duluth,...
May 2, 2017 - 12:44am