The Latest on Mining in Minnesota

County board backs PolyMet

Posted: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 8:45 pm (Mesabi Daily News) Jerry Burnes Managing Editor AURORA — With county officials meeting on the struggling East Range, the mining project that holds hope for new jobs in the area gained another endorsement… Read More ›

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Forest Service backs land exchange for PolyMet mine site

By John Myers on Nov 17, 2015 at 6:17 p.m (Duluth News Tribune) The U.S. Forest Service has formally backed a proposed land exchange for property where PolyMet wants to build Minnesota’s first copper mine. Superior National Forest officials on… Read More ›

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Standing in support of PolyMet

By David Ross on Nov 13, 2015 at 12:18 p.m.  (Budgeteer News) For 145 years, the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce has served as the voice of business for our area. We are 1,100 members strong. The 22 leaders who… Read More ›

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Duluth businesses brew up controversy

Member of anti-PolyMet coalition says opposition to Range project misunderstood BILL HANNA Executive Editor Mesabi Daily News  Posted: Saturday, November 14, 2015 9:00 pm The owner of Rocket Liquors in Virginia was out of the area doing some duck hunting… Read More ›

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Guest Column: Let’s wrap up PolyMet

Get the important project permitted. Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:50 pm (Mesabi Daily News) U.S. REP. RICK NOLAN Washington  After 10 long years, the rigorous approval process for PolyMet’s NorthMet copper, nickel and other precious metals mining project has reached a… Read More ›

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Final EIS gives green light to PolyMet copper-nickel project

By Kevin Jacobsen November 6, 2015Updated Nov 6, 2015 at 6:58 PM CST St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Friday gave PolyMet the go ahead to mine with the release of its final Environmental… Read More ›

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DNR did great job on PolyMet

Thorough, objective analysis on vital project. Mesabi Daily News (Our Views Posted Saturday, November 7, 2015 6:18 pm) Supporters of the PolyMet copper/nickel/precious metals project near Hoyt Lakes said the Department of Natural Resources and other co-lead agencies ruling on a final… Read More ›

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A long, careful process toward copper-nickel mine: Pioneer Press editorial

Pioneer Press POSTED:   11/07/2015 12:01:00 AM CST | UPDATED:   ABOUT 19 HOURS AGO Minnesotans should appreciate the process that is purposefully working its way to a conclusion as the state decides whether to allow copper and nickel mining on… Read More ›

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Our view: Embrace PolyMet’s milestone

Posted on Nov 3, 2015 at 11:01 p.m. (www.duluthnewstribune.com) Prospectors, mining companies and others long have sniffed around at northern Minnesota’s rich veins of copper, nickel and other precious metals, knowing they were among the richest in the world. But… Read More ›

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Local view: Duluthians, let’s support progress, not NIMBYism

By Craig Olson and Brian Hanson on Nov 1, 2015 at 12:02 a.m  DNT “We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.” President Franklin Delano… Read More ›

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