Copper-Nickel Mining

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Minnesota Adventurers Plan To Spend An Entire Year In BWCA

Two Minnesota adventurers who canoed 2,000 miles from Ely to Washington, D.C., last year have announced their next expedition — they plan to spend an entire year in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

07/16/2015

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Opposing Sides Converge At Iron Range Copper Mine Meeting

About 1,500 people turned out Thursday night to weigh in on what Minnesota’s first copper mine could mean for their water and air. The DNR has spent the last five years studying what PolyMet’s proposal could mean for the environment on the Iron Range. A crowd packed the convention center in Duluth. The building, which is usually home to concerts and hockey games, turned into the place Barb Crow came to join a polarizing debate.

01/16/2014

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PolyMet Environmental Report Sent To Regulators

A long-awaited environmental report on a proposed copper-nickel mine for northeastern Minnesota has been released to state, federal and tribal agencies for review.

05/14/2013

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Wild Rice Rally To Greet Dayton On Fishing Opener

A rally in support of protections for wild rice will greet Gov. Mark Dayton when he travels to northern Minnesota for the fishing opener.

05/12/2011