Minnesota DNR Appeals Court Ruling Against PolyMet Copper-Nickel MineThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision that rejected some of the most important permits for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
Judge Orders Search Of MPCA Computers In PolyMet ChallengeA judge has ordered a forensic search of computers used by three former top officials at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency as part of an investigation into whether they sought to suppress concerns by federal regulators about pollution risks from the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
Leaked Email Raises New Questions About PolyMet PermitThe e-mail asks Environmental Protection Agency officials not to file written comments on the water quality permit during Minnesota's public comment period.
Newly Released Documents Detail EPA's Concerns Over PolyMetDocuments that the federal Environmental Protection Agency tried to keep confidential show that its staffers criticized how Minnesota regulators drafted a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
Environmental Groups Appeal PolyMet Mine PermitsEnvironmental groups are appealing air and water permits approved for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Group Seeks Another Environmental Review For PolyMet MineA clean water group has petitioned state and federal regulators for another environmental review for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Minn. Releases Crucial Draft Permit For Disputed Polymet MineA contentious copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota has taken another step forward with state regulators releasing a crucial draft permit for public comment.
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.