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PolyMet, in the midst of a legal battle over a federal land exchange for a proposed copper-nickel mine on the East Range, has a bipartisan group of congressmen ready to push the swap through as law.
MOUNTAIN IRON/ELY — For most of the first half of 2017, the Iron Range has remained laser-focused on its goals in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDAL) - The U-S House Great Lakes Task Force that includes Congressmen Rick Nolan of Minnesota and Sean Duffy of Wisconsin released a statement last week after news that an Asian carp was caught past protective barriers about nine miles from Lake Michigan.
WASHINGTON: A bipartisan bill seeking to revoke Pakistan’s status as a major non-NATO-ally (MNNA) was moved by two US Congressmen in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
Republican Congressman Ted Poe and Democratic lawmaker Rick Nolan introduced the bill, HR 3000.
Republicans and Democrats on Congress on Wednesday introduced legislation that would push the Trump administration to stop delaying a key effort to stop the Asian carp invasion of the Great Lakes.
MOUNTAIN IRON — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan brought Congress to the heart of the effort to overturn a federal mining moratorium and renew mineral leases for Twin Metals, both issues centered around land near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
The International Trade Commission has decided to place duties of up to 209 percent on foreign steel rebar at the same time the White House decides how to come down on cheap steel imports.
On Friday, the ITC agreed to duties on Japanese rebar totaling 209 percent and Turkish steel totaling 24 percent.
Democrats won the annual Congressional Baseball Game Thursday night, but this year the focus of the charity event had nothing to do with winners or losers.
Members of Congress from North Dakota and Minnesota responded to the shooting that left five people injured and the shooter dead at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday.
ELY, Minn. – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Rep. Rick Nolan announced a major grant for the Ely Municipal Airport.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the airport a grant of $82,581 for infrastructure improvements.