Biden administration cancels mining leases near Minnesota’s Boundary Waters

Interior secretary says leases to Twin Metals were improperly renewed; company will fight decision

By: - January 26, 2022 2:32 pm
A canoe on the Kawishiwi River in the Boundary Waters

A canoe on the Kawishiwi River in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Photo by Max Nesterak/Minnesota Reformer.

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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