17 Oct 2017
October 17, 2017

Mining Industry, Iron Range Groups Rally Opposition to Wild Rice Rule

October 17, 2017

Duluth News Tribune
John Myers

One week before public hearings begin on Minnesota’s proposed new rules for protecting wild rice from sulfate pollution, the state’s mining industry, Steelworkers and Iron Range officials and activists are restating their fervent opposition.

Critics say the new rule could cause increased regulation for taconite iron ore processing operations and some municipal sewage treatment plants.

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