MPCA Under Fire For Approving Polymet's Water Quality Permit For Site Near Boundary WatersThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency was under fire in a hearing Tuesday for approval of a water quality permit requested by PolyMet last year.
Minnesota Court Of Appeals Rejects 2 Major Permits For PolyMet MineThe Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday rejected two of the most important permits for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, giving a major victory to environmentalists.
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.
Appeals Court: PolyMet Mine Permits To Stay On Hold For NowThe Minnesota Court of Appeals is maintaining its suspension of two key permits for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
PolyMet Opponents To Appeals Court: Overturn Mine PermitsThe Minnesota Court of Appeals is deciding whether to grant requests by opponents of the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine to cancel two of its most important permits and order further proceedings.
Minnesota Court Of Appeals Weighs Challenges To PolyMet MineThe Minnesota Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Wednesday on challenges by environmentalists and the Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa to the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
Federal Judge Rejects Challenges To PolyMet Land SwapA federal judge has rejected challenges by several environmental groups to a land swap needed for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
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.