USDA Forest Service Announces Plans to Open Comments on Rainy River Mineral Withdrawal in Northern Minnesota


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Duluth, Minn., June 23, 2022 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service and the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management is announcing that they will soon be opening up public comment on an Environmental Assessment requesting to withdraw lands from new mineral leasing for 20 years in the Rainy River watershed. The Rainy River watershed is adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in the Superior National Forest.

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