Lawsuit Seeks To Block Forest Service, PolyMet Mine Land ExchangeEnvironmentalists have filed another lawsuit seeking to prevent the U.S. Forest Service from swapping land for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
DNR: Polymet Environmental Impact Statement Meets State StandardsThe Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that it has approved the final environmental review for Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine.
Opponents To PolyMet Plan Set To Voice Their ObjectionsOpponents of the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota were set Friday to lay out their objections to the final environmental review for the project, which they say failed to result in significant improvements from earlier drafts of the plan.
PolyMet Project Still Faces 30-Day Comment PeriodWhile the final environmental review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine was more than a decade in the making, the company still faces significant hurdles before it can start digging for ore.
New Environmental Review Coming For PolyMet MineA proposal for Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine takes a crucial step forward Friday when regulators release a long-awaited updated environmental review that's certain to fuel the debate over whether the state can get the hundreds of jobs a new era of mining could bring without sacrificing its cherished waters and wild places.