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Speaker pledges no 2014 mining bills
By Don Davis The Minnesota House speaker will not allow any legislation to pass this year setting an amount PolyMet Mining Corp. should set aside to fix environmental damage done by its proposed coppe...
2/18/14 at 7:40 PM Political notebook: Lawmaker on offensive on PolyMet issue 2/18/14 at 7:38 PM
Notebook: Officials examine damage 7/9/13 at 9:18 AM
Proposed Bill “dangerous and reckless” says Wisconsin Mother about Frac Sand Legislation
first published on WIvoices.org Senate Bill 349 is dangerous and reckless, says mother Julie Augesen, whose 7-year-old twins attend school near a proposed silica frac sand mine. Augesen...
10/24/13 at 8:16 AM Despite Burnt Petition, Three Recall Elections Likely over Frac Sand in Glenwood 10/14/13 at 2:20 PM
Mother against Mining Files Recall Petitions for 3 Officials in Glenwood City 9/22/13 at 9:41 PM
Northshore mercury roundup
Residents of Silver Bay and Babbitt are invited to turn in their old mercury-laden products and old electronics free of charge during two events sponsored by Cliffs Natural Resources Northshore Mini...
6/11/13 at 12:00 AM
Mining, Polluted Water, Big Business
We all have heard of toxins in the water. The wheels go round and round.Unfortanately lots of big businsses contribute to these in a community from dumping into the lake, to burning plastic (hospital)...
4/13/10 at 3:06 AM
A Houghton Prediction
This prediction from Brandon Veale, sports editor of the Houghton Mining Gazette, leading to Friday's Minnesota Duluth at Michigan Tech series: Before you declare this series...
2/4/10 at 3:15 PM
Mining deaths reach record low
Mining deaths fell to an all-time low in 2009, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Adminstration. Deaths at metal and nonmetal mine deaths register...
1/5/10 at 3:59 AM Duluth Metals sees heavy trading 12/13/09 at 5:17 PM
Cliffs acquires chromite company 11/23/09 at 5:02 AM