Friday, March 30, 2012

Another attack by preservationists on area economy

Opinion piece by the Mesabi Daily News:

What’s this? Yet another environmental regulatory hoop some businesses and their workers on the Range are having to jump through with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens Board.
The board on Tuesday delayed voting on a plan to reduce the haze over the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness — a plan that would severely hamper taconite mining operation on the Range, the jobs they produce and the payroll checks that are cashed by workers, many of them carrying union cards.
But they’ll be back in a month and opponents will have to stay vigilant to block another excessive reach by preservationists.

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