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Emmer bill passed narrowly in the House - but will it matter?

Prospects for Senate action appear unlikely

Marshall Helmberger
Posted 12/1/17

REGIONAL— A bill that would restore two federal mineral leases to Chilean-based Antofagasta and its proposed Twin Metals mine, and halt a two-year study of a proposed mineral withdrawal in the Superior National Forest, narrowly passed the U.S. House last Thursday— but in the end it may not matter.

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