Divide over mining near BWCA on display at public meeting

Connie Cummins and Anthony Erba listen to a member of the public speak
Connie Cummins and Anthony Erba of the U.S. Forest Service listen to a member of the public speak Thursday at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. They and officials from the Bureau of Land Management heard from the public about what the agencies should study and consider as they weigh a mineral withdrawal in the area surrounding the Boundary Waters.