Iron Range rebellion halted wild rice initiative

  • Article by: Josephine Marcotty , Star Tribune staff writer
  • Updated: April 7, 2014 - 10:06 AM

Gov. Mark Dayton and top state pollution officials abruptly reversed a decision to publicly affirm a long-standing and highly contentious water-quality rule designed to protect wild rice after Iron Range legislators intervened in late February, according to internal records and e-mails.

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