Biden Administration Moves to Protect the Boundary Water Wilderness From Mining

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Takeaways:

  • The Biden administration has agreed to permanently protect Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the most popular wilderness destination in the US.
  • The administration cancelled a copper and nickel mine project that was set to take place along the wilderness area.
  • A mining moratorium is expected to be put in place by the end of 2022.

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