Minn. Copper Mine Review Delayed By Shutdown A long-awaited updated environmental review of the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota has been delayed by last month's federal government shutdown.
EPA Accused Of Watering Down Letter On Minn. Mine An environmental lawyer accuses the Environmental Protection Agency of watering down a letter that praised progress toward completing a long-awaited review of plans for building the first copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
IRRRB To Vote On $4M Loan For PolyMet Mine LandThe Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board has voted to lend $4 million to PolyMet Mining Corp., which plans to develop a copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Environmental Groups Object To Iron Range LoanFive Minnesota conservation groups are suing an economic-development agency in Eveleth over its $4 million loan to a mining company.