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  REGIONAL— Minnesota’s Fourth District Congresswoman Betty McCollum has introduced legislation in Washington that would prohibit sulfide-based copper-nickel mining in portions of … more
Sen. Tom Bakk spoke the truth at a recent community joint powers board meeting in Ely, and in doing so he highlighted why those concerned with the risks posed by the just-released Twin Metals mine … more
REGIONAL— Twin Metals Minnesota has submitted a mine plan to the Department of Natural Resources, a milestone that may one day lead to sulfide-based copper-nickel mining near the edge of the … more
ELY – A wide-ranging discussion at the lightly-attended Community Economic Development Joint Powers Board here last week ultimately turned to the issue of sulfide mining. State Sen. Tom Bakk … more
REGIONAL— The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will conduct its own environmental impact statement on any copper-nickel mining proposal issued by Twin Metals. That’s according to … more
This story is a collaboration between MinnPost and the Hibbing Daily Tribune/Mesabi Daily News. REGIONAL— The promise of thousands of jobs from a boom in copper-nickel mining has won the new … more
REGIONAL— The two-year study of the impacts of copper-nickel mining on the edge of the Boundary Waters could have new life if the U.S. House and a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators have their way. … more
ELY— Twin Metals Minnesota announced on Thursday that it plans to use a more modern form of tailings storage than has been permitted for the proposed PolyMet Mine near Hoyt Lakes. Known as the … more
REGIONAL— Top Trump administration officials in the Interior and Agriculture departments are facing increasing congressional scrutiny over their decision to reinstate federal leases for the … more
REGIONAL— The Trump administration has lifted the temporary suspension of mineral leasing on 234,000 acres of the Superior National Forest located within the Rainy River watershed. U.S. … more
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