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March 7, 2014
Evaluate and speak up about PolyMet mining project
From Leo Babeu,Two Harbors There is only one week left for concerned citizens to comment on the mining plan for Polymet’s NorthMet Mine, also known as the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Despite many stories referencing the controversial nature of the project,...
March 7, 2014 - 4:17pm
January 27, 2014
Legal Learning: PolyMet meetings underway
James H. Manahan, J.D. “Mining supports us, we support mining.” “Protect our air and our water – stop PolyMet!” What is the truth about the big mining controversy along the western edge of Lake County? We are now able to read the latest Environmental Impact Statement...
January 27, 2014 - 1:04pm
Lake County residents turn out for PolyMet hearing last week
John Myers and LaReesa Sandretsky email@example.com Over 1,000 people filled the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center’s...
January 27, 2014 - 12:48pm
September 21, 2012
Canoeing to the capitol
On Friday a contingent that calls itself the Precious Waters Flotilla and includes Lake County residents, will embark on a one-month journey, by canoe, from Aurora to St. Paul along the Partridge and Mississippi rivers. Their goal is to call attention to the potential environmental...
September 21, 2012 - 1:19pm
October 13, 2011
Cravaack hosts meeting on Polymet
Federal regulatory agencies are cooperating better and are on pace to finish the draft environmental review of the PolyMet copper mine project by January. That was the report Friday after a meeting in Duluth called by U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack of the Eighth District. Cravaack, Iron...
October 13, 2011 - 12:48pm
July 1, 2010
More studies planned for PolyMet project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with the U.S. Forest Service and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will prepare an amendment to the environmental impact statement for PolyMet Mining's proposed NorthMet mining project near Hoyt Lakes. The "supplemental draft...
July 1, 2010 - 8:06am
June 24, 2010
Precious metals trying mettle on precious lands
Just outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, deep below the lakes and streams that have defined this area's value for centuries, lies a fortune to be made. Everyone involved in Minnesota's copper mining controversy agrees there's an incredibly rich deposit of nickel, platinum,...
June 24, 2010 - 8:43am
February 25, 2010
Feds call PolyMet plan 'inadequate'
A draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed PolyMet copper mine near Babbitt is "Environmentally Unsatisfactory -- Inadequate," the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided. "Our review has identified adverse environmental impacts that are of sufficient magnitude...
February 25, 2010 - 10:34am
December 10, 2009
Differences bubble in copper mining debate
Justin Mattson and Steve Koschak each live within a few miles of the proposed PolyMet copper mine and processing plant near Hoyt Lakes. One...
December 10, 2009 - 11:17am
November 12, 2009
PolyMet meetings set for Aurora
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold joint public meetings to take comments on the recently released environmental review of the proposed PolyMet copper mine near Hoyt Lakes. The meetings will be held Dec. 9 in Aurora in Memorial...
November 12, 2009 - 9:05am
October 30, 2009
Another step forward for copper mining
Minnesota's first planned commercial copper mine came a step closer to reality Wednesday after the state's Department of Natural Resources and U.S.
October 30, 2009 - 9:31am