Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jan 3, 2017 In The News

DULUTH, Minn. – After years of planning , Cirrus Aircraft, unveiled their very first Vision Jet to the Duluth community.

The Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet is the worlds first single engine personal jet and is known for being spacious. It can accommodate up to five adults and two children.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

With much fanfare, Cirrus Aircraft opened its new $12.7 million finishing plant in Duluth Monday and celebrated the first delivery of its new single-engine Vision Jet.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

A federal bankruptcy court judge in St. Paul appears ready to approve a deal that will sell the remaining assets of bankrupt Magnetation Inc. to Roanoke, Va., entrepreneur Tom Clarke in a move that could see hundreds of Iron Range steelworkers back on the job in 2017.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

Twenty-fifteen really beat the Iron Range down.

It was almost personal — one mine after another idle, workers sent home and the local economy tattered. It was tough.

This year provided relief, at least in terms of the mining industry.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

Here’s how you’d expect this to work, based on longstanding practice, our laws, and the rules and regulations we all agree to follow, lest we fall into chaos otherwise.

Dec 16, 2016 In The News

he U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service on Thursday rescinded federal mineral leases from Twin Metals Minnesota in a move that, if it stands, could kill the copper-nickel mine proposed near Ely.

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Dec 16, 2016 In The News

ELY — The U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management Thursday denied renewal of two long-held federal mineral leases for the Twin Metals copper-nickel mining project near Ely.

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Dec 16, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan on Thursday released the following statement on the Administration’s anti-mining, anti-jobs announcement:

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Dec 16, 2016 In The News

ELY, Minn. -

Reaction was swift from Twin Metals today for the lease renewal rejection.

Despite the suddenness of it, Twin Metals told Fox 21 that it did not come as a shock to them.

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Dec 16, 2016 In The News

REGIONAL— The Obama administration has dealt a potentially fatal blow to Twin Metals’ proposal to build a copper-nickel mine near Ely. Top officials in the Department of the Interior and Agriculture announced last Thursday that they will not be renewing two federal mineral leases that are critical to the project.

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