In The News
BWCA mining hearing, made possible by Rep. Nolan, takes place
Article by Bill Hanna, Mesabi Daily News (photo by Mark Sauer)
After Rep. Nolan made it possible to have the US Forest Service conduct a public hearing on a new mine in the BWCA watershed in Duluth and not in Washington, the meeting finally took place this week. People from all walks of life were able to voice their concerns and support for the project. The Forest Service will hold another session in Ely on July 19.
TPP not only a bad deal for the Range, but for the whole World
Article by Julie Makinen, from Duluth News Tribune (photo by Xiumei Dong)
Rep. Nolan’s number one priority is keeping and growing jobs for our northeast Minnesota communities and for that reason he opposes the TPP, a deal that cause inestimable damage to us. But, Rep. Nolan also knows that as terrible a deal as it is for us, it’s also a crummy deal for the rest of the World.
More Innovation on the Range thanks to Rep. Nolan
Article by John Myers, Duluth News Tribune (photo by Bob King)
Thanks to the tireless efforts of Rick Nolan to get the Iron Range back to work it’s been announced that new innovation could be coming to range as Cliffs Natural Resources looks to open the first ever direct-reduced iron facility in the Mesabi Range on the now bankrupt Essar Steel site.