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Biden Administration Cancels Mining Leases Near Wilderness Area – by Hiroko Tabuchi (New York Times – January 26, 2022) The leases, reinstated during the Trump years, would have allowed a Chilean mining conglomerate to dig for copper and nickel near the Boundary Waters wilderness in Minnesota. The Biden administration said Wednesday that it had canceled two mining leases that would have allowed a copper mine to be built near an area of pristine …

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