08 Feb 2017
February 8, 2017

Federal Land Block Opposed with 4-3 Committee Vote

February 8, 2017

Mesabi Daily News
Jerry Burnes

A controversial resolution will go before the full St. Louis County Board next week after a committee of the whole passed it with a 4-3 vote Tuesday.

The resolution, if passed by the full board on Feb. 14, will put the county on the record against a federal government proposal to withdraw hundreds of thousands of acres from future mining leases. A previous resolution failed on Jan. 24.

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