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ELY – Representatives of the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy presented an update on pending litigation efforts against PolyMet Mining’s proposed new copper-nickel mine to a … more
The claims by metro legislators and anti-mining groups about PolyMet Mining are downright fabrications. It is very disappointing that people don’t know or don’t care what our strong rules … more
REGIONAL— Gov. Tim Walz is continuing to face pressure to set aside state permits issued to PolyMet Mining over concerns that the process used in issuing those permits was flawed. This week, … more
REGIONAL—The Swiss-based international commodities broker and mine operator Glencore is now the majority owner of the proposed NorthMet mine near Hoyt Lakes. Glencore, which is currently under … more
REGIONAL- After months of stonewalling, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has released staff comments that the agency had prepared for the state-issued water quality permit for PolyMet … more
WASHINGTON — Minnesota’s Fourth District Congresswoman Betty McCollum, on Monday, formally called for the public release of any written comments that staff with the U.S. Environmental Protection … more
REGIONAL— A coalition of environmental groups, a longtime Minnesota state senator, and the Fond du Lac band are calling on the Department of Natural Resources to reconsider the tailings basin dam … more
WASHINGTON— Members of a U.S. Senate-House conference committee have eliminated a provision that would have cleared the way for completion of a land exchange between PolyMet Mining and the U.S. … more
WASHINGTON— Members of a U.S. Senate-House conference committee have eliminated a provision that would have cleared the way for completion of a land exchange between PolyMet Mining and the U.S. … more
REGIONAL— The seemingly intractable DFL divide over sulfide mining reared its head again this week as state party leaders attempted to quell a rebellion, of sorts, among the elected leadership of … more
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