30-Day Comment Period Opens On PolyMet Mine Dam PermitsEnvironmental groups have already objected, saying the dam design has changed substantially from what was described.
Rep. Nolan Introduces Bill To Force PolyMet Mine Land SwapU.S. Rep. Rick Nolan has introduced a bill to force completion of a land swap needed for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Environmentalists Call PolyMet Mine Design Change 'Bait & Switch'An environmental group says the design for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota has changed in significant ways that require regulators to conduct a fresh environmental review of the revisions.
Environmental Group Sues To Block Copper Mine Land SwapAn environmental group has sued the U.S. Forest Service to block it from swapping land for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Environmentalists Sue To Block PolyMet Mine Land SwapTwo environmental groups are suing to block a land exchange for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
U.S. Forest Service Approves Proposed PolyMet Mine Land SwapA proposed copper-nickel mine for northeastern Minnesota has passed another milestone.
Environmental Board To Consider Health Impacts Of Copper-Nickel Mining PlansA hearing will be held Wednesday on a petition by the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians to require comprehensive assessments of the impacts on human health of proposed copper-nickel mines.
DNR To Host Meeting Between Polymet Supporters, OpponentsGroups for and against the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine are working to turn out their supporters for a public meeting on the project on Tuesday night in Aurora.
Gov. Dayton: PolyMet Decision Expected ThursdayGov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that his administration will announce on Thursday its long-awaited decision on whether it will approve the final environmental review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Copper-Nickel Mining, Water Quality & Carbon Lead State's Environmental AgendaMajor decisions on copper-nickel mining, water quality and a push to reduce carbon emissions by Minnesota's utilities will be among the top issues on Minnesota's environmental agenda for 2016. Some of the debate will be very public, while much work on issues such as oil pipelines and wild rice will take place behind the scenes.
PolyMet Critic Says EPA Has Authority To Decide Mine's FateAn environmental attorney says the Environmental Protection Agency may have backed the final review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine, but the federal agency still has considerable authority to decide whether the project qualifies for permits.
DNR Extends Comment Period On PolyMet Environmental ReviewThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is giving the public an extra week to comment on the final environmental review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. The original deadline was Monday, Dec. 14. The DNR said Thursday that it's extending that through 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21.