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DNR names new head of mining division

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ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has named a new director of the Lands and Minerals Division.


Jess Richards, an 18-year veteran of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, will take over as head of the DNR division in charge of mining related activities and regulation starting Monday.

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