DNR Declines To Reconsider Dam Permits For PolyMet MineThe Minnesota DNR has denied requests to reconsider the tailings dam permits that it issued for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
Minnesota Appeals Court Blocks Key Permit For PolyMet MineA state appeals court has blocked a key permit for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Minnesota Democrats Call For Suspending PolyMet Permits Democratic state lawmakers want Gov. Tim Walz to suspend permits for PolyMet's proposed copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota to make sure they "were not rigged."
Swiss-Based Glencore Takes Controlling Stake In PolyMet MineSwiss-based global commodities giant Glencore AG says it's taking a 72% stake in PolyMet Mining, gaining majority control over what's slated to become Minnesota's first 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.
Challenge To PolyMet Copper Mine Rejected By Appeals CourtThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected a request for another environmental review for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Army Corps Of Engineers Grants Final Permit For PolyMet Mine In Northeastern MinnesotaThe Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota the final permit it needs to proceed.
Environmental Group Seeks EPA Documents On Minnesota MineA Minnesota environmental group is suing the Environmental Protection Agency to force it to release concerns that EPA specialists have expressed about a copper-nickel mine in the northeast of the state.
Rep. Betty McCollum Wants Answers From EPA On Copper-Nickel Mine PlanU.S. Rep. Betty McCollum wants to know why the federal Environmental Protection Agency opted against filing formal comments with Minnesota regulators when the state was considering whether to issue a key water pollution permit for the PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, and she is questioning whether the agency is hiding information.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency OKs PolyMet PermitsThe Department of Natural Resources last month granted PolyMet the key permit for the project, a permit to mine.
Environmentalists Go To Court To Fight PolyMet Mine PermitsEnvironmental groups have gone to court to challenge the state's decision to grant key permits for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Minnesota DNR Issues Permits For PolyMet MiningState regulators are giving the go-ahead to a controversial mining project near Minnesota's Iron Range. PolyMet Mining now has permission to move forward with a $1-billion copper-nickel mine.
DNR Rejects Petition For Fresh PolyMet Environmental ReviewThe DNR last month rejected a similar petition from the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy.
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.
Environmental Group Asks MPCA To Take Closer Look At PolyMet Water PermitAn environmental group is asking regulators to take a closer look at the draft water quality permit for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.