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Our View: Council again ignores business concerns
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Reader's View: Unwise to trust foreign copper mining company
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Through Readers' Eyes
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April 23, 2018
Reader's View: Copper mining not worth the risks
Let me see if I understand this: Two companies want to dig copper-nickel mines in northern Minnesota in environmentally pristine areas, one of which is close to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Then, after 20 years or so, they could close shop, take their profits, and leave...
April 23, 2018 - 7:54pm
April 10, 2018
Kawishiwi River again named among most endangered
The Kawishiwi River near Ely, which flows out of and then back into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on its way north, has again made...
April 10, 2018 - 10:33am
April 8, 2018
In Response: VP Mondale misstepped on mining
In a commentary in the News Tribune, former Vice President Walter Mondale cited poll numbers indicating a vast majority of Minnesotans are opposed...
April 8, 2018 - 12:23am
April 2, 2018
Reader's View: I'm with the VP: beware of copper mining
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, in his excellent opinion piece in the March 25 News Tribune, alerted us to the critical danger presented by sulfide-ore mining (National View: "Minnesotans of all politics uniting to protect BWCAW"). What Twin Metals is expected to propose doing...
April 2, 2018 - 7:06pm
March 25, 2018
National View: Minnesotans of all politics uniting to protect BWCAW
I've been around politics a long time, and for as long as I can remember our politics has been split by a sharp partisan divide over tax policy,...
March 25, 2018 - 12:13am
March 19, 2018
Rousing support in St. Paul for PolyMet
Minnesota Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk left no doubt about his support when he suddenly pulled out a bright-blue “Go PolyMet” baseball...
March 19, 2018 - 10:23am
March 3, 2018
Reader's View: Mine metals we all need in own backyard
Did you know that more than 1 million joint replacements take place each year in the United States? And that number is expected to grow to more than 4 million in fewer than 20 years? And that more than half of those people will be under the age of 65? I didn't either until I needed...
March 3, 2018 - 5:02pm
March 1, 2018
Poll suggests growing opposition to mine near Boundary Waters
A new statewide opinion poll appears to show growing opposition to copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In the poll,...
March 1, 2018 - 7:17pm
Reader's View: US needs self-sufficiency with metals
A mining engineer who has worked on mining projects around the world, I have learned it is very important the U.S. strives to be self-sufficient in producing the metals and minerals necessary for us to live this excellent life we enjoy in the USA. What would happen if the supply of...
March 1, 2018 - 6:54pm
February 28, 2018
CEO of Chilean parent company of Twin Metals discusses project with local stakeholders
MINNEAPOLIS — In a conference room on the second floor of the Hilton Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 27, Iván Arriagada, the CEO of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta, sat down with some of the most powerful figures northeastern Minnesota and the Iron Range.
February 28, 2018 - 7:44pm
Reader's View: Business climate shameful in Duluth, state
The companies that want to mine and employ hundreds of Northeastern Minnesotans are handcuffed until they spend a fortune. Environmentalists stand in the way, and regulations and inspections thwart installation operations. Sadly, some accidents can happen, as in any situation in life....
February 28, 2018 - 7:12pm
Readers' View: Comment on copper mining's medical concerns
The Minnesota medical community is raising unprecedented concern in response to sulfide-ore copper mining, such as that proposed by Twin Metals. The Minnesota Medical Association, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, Minnesota Nurses Association, Minnesota Public Health Organization,...
February 28, 2018 - 9:37am
February 13, 2018
Reader's View: Support for Twin Metals lacks common sense
The Jan. 12 letter, "Criticism of Twin Metals lame, getting old," distracted from the real issue that Antofagasta, owner of Twin Metals, is a water-polluting, water-depleting, corrupt corporation responsible for severe environmental damage in Chile. If Chileans don't matter, why would...
February 13, 2018 - 9:02pm
January 30, 2018
Reader's View: Renewing Twin Metals' leases was proper
After reading the Jan. 22 letter, "Don't stand for putting BWCAW at risk," I offer this reminder: In 1974, the state of Minnesota put a moratorium on copper-nickel mining, which resulted in a comprehensive regional environmental impact statement on the issue. The study was completed...
January 30, 2018 - 7:16pm
January 26, 2018
Forest Service rolls back study of mining near Boundary Waters
The U.S. Forest Service on Friday said it will not conduct the most-thorough level of environmental review of potential copper mining impacts...
January 26, 2018 - 5:51pm