Comment period extended for Twin Metals leases

The public comment period on federal mineral leases for Twin Metals Minnesota has been extended through January 30, 2019, according to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

The deadline was extended after issues surfaced with the bureau’s website on Tuesday, the final day of the public comment period.

The comment period began when the BLM released an Environmental Assessment on December 20, 2018 that analyzes the potential effects of renewing those hardrock mineral leases for Twin Metals in the Superior National Forest.

There are a number of ways for the public to weigh in.

You can submit comments online here.

Comments can also be mailed to the BLM at the address below:

MN Hardrock Lease Renewal EA Project Manager
Northeastern States District Office
626 E. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 200
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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