13 Feb 2015
February 13, 2015

Nolan: PEIS Won’t Be Needed

February 13, 2015

Mesabi Daily News
Bill Hanna

There will be no far-reaching Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Superior National Forest regarding potential copper/nickel/precious metals ventures.

Eighth District Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan said in a telephone interview on Friday that he has received confirmation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that a PEIS will not be necessary as requested by some environmentalists.

“It would have been a totally unnecessary layer of government, which has limited resources,” Nolan said.

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