Letter to BLM, USDA – Scope of environmental review for Federal Lands, Minnesota – 01-19-2022 (PDF)

DESCRIPTION: PEER submitted a letter covering past USFS employee critical feedback, treaty rights impacting NEPA scope, and economic issues related to a USFS and BLM proposal to remove a large amount of BLM-controlled mineral resources under the Superior National Forest from leasing for twenty years.
TO: F. David Radford, BLM, Gina Owens, USDA Forest Service, Constance Cummins, USDA Forest Service
FROM: Hudson Kingston, PEER
DATE: January 19, 2022
TAGS: Minnesota, BLM, USDA, FS, mining

2022.01.19 PEER comment - Rainy River mineral withdrawal NEPA scoping