When Do Federal Agencies Get A Mulligan?

When they’re in front of a Trump-appointed judge.

Advocates against mining near Minnesota’s Boundary Waters were hit with another setback Tuesday when a Washington, D.C., judge ruled that the Department of the Interior’s return of mineral leases to Chilean-owned mining company Twin Metals was legal.

“When do federal agencies get a mulligan?” U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden, a Trump appointee, asked in the opening of his opinion granting summary judgment to the Interior Department. 

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