Hundreds of mining supporters attended a Tuesday rally in Virginia to condemn federal intervention that might prevent copper-nickel exploration near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA).
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Two members of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee have especially strong feelings about the need to aid farmers and ranchers during disasters because their states are in an extreme drought.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today secured $6 million for the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to research unmanned ground vehicles.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, founding Co-Chair of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus, championed a successful amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations bill to increase lung cancer research funding for the Defense Health Program from $12 million to $14 million.
The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act to increase funding for the U.S Army Corps of Engineers’ Aquatic Nuisance Control Program by nearly 50%.
BEMIDJI -- A total of $800,000 in federal funding has been awarded to Bemidji Regional Airport, allowing the facility to move forward on constructing two new hangars.
MINNEAPOLIS — The fight over whether to allow copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota is shifting to the capital city as the U.S. Forest Service opens a new set of public meetings on its proposal to bar minerals exploration and development on more than 234,000 acres near the pristine wilderness for up to 20 years.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan asked federal lawmakers Friday to approve a land exchange that would benefit the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.