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Apr 4
2012

AT&T tower in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Fight over BWCA cell tower in appeals court a precedent-setting case - St. Paul, Minnesota USA

"A court battle continues over a proposed 450-foot cell phone tower near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

"AT&T wants to build the tower on private land between Ely and the western border of the BWCA. Several environmental groups sued to stop the project, saying it would intrude on the dark skies and scenic vistas of the area.

"Last summer a judge ruled in their favor. AT&T appealed, and today an appeals court panel heard arguments in the case, weighing the basic question: Does Minnesota law protect scenic vistas on public land even if the intruding structure is on nearby private land?

"Paul Danicic, executive director of the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness says it does.

"Danicic's group and others sued AT&T under the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act. It says citizens have a right and a responsibility to help protect the natural resources of the state -- including scenic and esthetic resources when they're on land owned by the government . . .




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