Requested Rainy-River Watershed Withdrawal

The Secretary of the Interior has made a decision on the requested Rainy River Withdrawal, as described here: The final EA, final resource reports, and other supporting documents for the Rainy River Withdrawal are available on the Bureau of Land Management's ePlanning webpage at:

Location Summary

The Federal lands are located within a portion of the Rainy River watershed, outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) and the BWCA Mining Protection Area. See application Map.

District: Superior National Forest All Units

Project Milestones

Scoping Start10/21/2021
Comment Period06/28/2022
Objection Period StartN/A
Implementation06/01/2023 (Estimated)

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