Episode 8: Twin Metals Leases Canceled!

Join the Friends of the Boundary Waters staff as they react to the HUGE news of Twin Metals’ canceled mineral leases, and a halt to the mining project near the Boundary Waters. We discuss how the lease cancellation relates to other steps by the federal government, including a 20-year moratorium on mining at the edge of the Boundary Waters.

We’re also joined by Senator Jen McEwen from Duluth to discuss legislative efforts to protect clean water, and we review the recent Polymet wastewater permit decision, and how you can make your voice heard.

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On the Friends of the Boundary Waters podcast, we bring together people who share a love of the incredible BWCA wilderness in Northeastern Minnesota. The podcast will features scientists, political figures and experts in outdoor recreation and wilderness skills to help you learn new facets of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, the most visited wilderness in the United States.

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