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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a Natural Resources Subcommittee Hearing on Energy and Mineral Resources, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voiced his concern over a piece of legislation that would dismantle the hardrock mining industry. As a guest of the committee, Stauber had the chance to question expert witnesses on the potential impact of this legislation.
The Hardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act of 2019, introduced by Rep. Grijalva, would change the mining claim system to a leasing system and impose a 12.5% royalty on hardrock mining.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission refused the Walz Administration’s request to reconsider its earlier approval of the Line 3 replacement project, which would run through Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.
HERMANTOWN, MN – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement applauding the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to issue its Section 404 wetlands permit and Record of Decision for the NorthMet Project, the final permit needed to begin development of northeastern Minnesota’s valuable natural resources.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) unveiled a proposed rule to remove the gray wolf from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife in the lower 48 states:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement after Enbridge Energy Inc. announced that the replacement and expansion of the Line 3 pipeline would occur at least one year later than expected.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) introduced legislation to return the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) reservation portal on recreation.gov for nonmotorized and motorized boats back to the effective lottery system in place prior to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) changing it to a first-come, first-serve basis. The Letting Outdoor Tourism Thrive for Every Recreation Year (LOTTERY) Act would require the USFS to switch the current first-come, first-serve reservation system back to a lottery system by 2020.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted against S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act as it failed to include one of his high priority bills, H.R. 527, the Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act. Stauber made the following statement after the vote:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) spoke on the House Floor to outline the harmful impact the Green New Deal would have on Minnesota.