PolyMet land exchange provision defeated in conference committee

The PolyMet Land Exchange Rider was KEPT OFF the National Defense Spending Bill (NDAA) conference report that will soon be voted on by Congress.

The PolyMet Rider would have denied Minnesota citizens due process to challenge the land swap as illegal under long-standing public lands and environmental laws. This is a victory for justice and common sense. But we must stay vigilant that a similar bad Rider is not tacked onto other spending bills.

Read more about it in The Timberjay (subscription required)