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PolyMet Critics Say Environmental Review Flawed

Opponents of the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota charged Thursday new data show that the state’s new draft environmental review for the project underestimates how much contaminated water could flow from the mine, raising serious questions about the long-term costs of treating it.

01/23/2014

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DNR IDs Former Employee Behind Illegal Data Breach

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources identified John A. Hunt as the former employee who viewed the data of 5,000 Minnesotans while off-the-clock, and without any job-related purpose.

01/25/2013

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Wildlife Groups Sue To Stop Wolf Hunt

Less than three weeks before Minnesota’s first-ever wolf hunt, there is a last-ditch effort to protect the animals from hunters and trappers.

10/15/2012

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More Than 23,000 Apply For Minn. Wolf Hunt Permits

Would-be wolf hunters are lining up for a shot at an elusive prey this fall, when Minnesota plans to open its first season since the gray wolf came off the endangered species list.

09/07/2012

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Minn. DNR: Stay Out Of Camden, St. Croix Parks

Minnesota wardens are urging residents to stay out of two state parks that sustained severe tree damage in a recent thunderstorm.

07/02/2011

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