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May 17, 2017
PolyMet dam permit applications advance
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday that two PolyMet applications for dam safety permits have been passed along to local governments and Indian bands for review. The applications — for the mine's tailings basin and the hydrometallurgical residue facility...
May 17, 2017 - 9:00am
May 6, 2017
Expert cautions state on costs to close PolyMet
An expert on the work needed to close old mines and keep them from polluting says the initial proposal for the PolyMet copper mine in Minnesota...
May 6, 2017 - 8:14pm
May 2, 2017
Local View: Mining study stacked against tourism
No one, I'm sure, was surprised that a recent economic study paid for by Mining Minnesota, the copper-nickel mining industry trade group in Duluth,...
May 2, 2017 - 12:44am
April 29, 2017
Reader's view: Remember, mining supports Minnesota schools
In the battle between pro-mining and anti-mining groups, the issues always seem to be jobs and pollution. Forgotten, it seems, is another important issue. That issue is the Permanent School Trust Fund. This fund was created when Minnesota was granted statehood and is part of the Minnesota...
April 29, 2017 - 5:17pm
April 28, 2017
No ruling on PolyMet lawsuit motions
A federal judge in Minneapolis will decide later on two motions filed in the lawsuit by environmentalists challenging the U.S. Forest Service...
April 28, 2017 - 6:02pm
April 9, 2017
Reader's View: Industry more environmentally responsible now
Industry has been very good to my family for two generations. If you recognize a community is dying, look to the industries that either left the area or closed. You sadly don't have far to look in Minnesota.
April 9, 2017 - 12:52am
March 28, 2017
Fourth lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
Yet another lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Forest Service decision to approve the land exchange that enables PolyMet Mining Inc. to...
March 28, 2017 - 12:52pm
March 27, 2017
Lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
Three environmental groups filed suit in federal court Monday to overturn the U.S. Forest Service decision to trade land to PolyMet Mining Inc....
March 27, 2017 - 4:29pm
February 14, 2017
Reader's View: Put a dome over PolyMet to contain toxic waste
Regarding the proposed PolyMet mining project that is to be constructed near our Northland wilderness, I would suggest another approach to the complexity of the situation be considered. Wilderness — with its forests, swamps and bogs, varieties of wildlife, and brush and vegetation...
February 14, 2017 - 12:39am
February 10, 2017
Reader's View: Tourism jobs don't pay livable wages
Among the pickets outside U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's Duluth office was one reading, "Nolan opposes BWCA jobs" and another stating, "Hey Nolan, copper mining will kill my job." Both were held by owners of tourist-based businesses in Ely ("Wilderness supporters rally against Nolan for pro-copper...
February 10, 2017 - 12:21am
January 30, 2017
Second lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
Minnesota-based WaterLegacy on Monday filed suit in U.S. District Court against the U.S. Forest Service seeking to overturn the agency’s approval...
January 30, 2017 - 4:51pm
January 29, 2017
Reader's view: Hey Nolan, name a metals mine that didn't pollute
I recently received a form letter from U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan in which he tried to explain his opposition to the recent decision of the U.S. Forest Service to deny the renewal of two mineral leases held by Twin Metals near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. He also voiced his...
January 29, 2017 - 9:54am
January 21, 2017
Readers' View: Duluth chamber chief recognizes importance of mining, energy
This letter acknowledges, with great appreciation, our neighbor and peer David Ross, president of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce for his Dec. 31 Opinion piece in the News Tribune (Local View: "Sharing responsibility for council's misguided actions") and for his Jan. 6 Opinion...
January 21, 2017 - 12:30am
January 10, 2017
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
Two environmental groups on Tuesday said they will file suit in federal district court to stop the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine near Hoyt...
January 10, 2017 - 3:19pm
January 9, 2017
Forest Service approves land trade for PolyMet site
The U.S. Forest Service on Monday backed a major land trade that will give PolyMet Mining Co. access to the land where it plans to build an open-pit...
January 9, 2017 - 4:01pm