Bill diluting mining rules passes U.S. House

Bill diluting mining rules passes U.S. House

Rep. Chip Cravaack (R-MN) says the measure will allow development in the PolyMet mining project to be expedited.

Storified by Minnesota Today · Thu, Jul 12 2012 14:10:58

U.S. House passes bill that eases mining rules, including for PolyMet

Duluth News Tribune: “The legislation is aimed at ‘strategic’ mineral projects on federal lands, reducing steps required by the National Environmental Protection Act, cutting the review time and limiting public input and legal challenges to mining projects.”

Cravaack: PolyMet must get donerepchipcravaack
Special interest groups are fighting to block the creation of #mining #jobs #mncd8 #mngop #minnesota #gop #stribpolRep. Chip Cravaack
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