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Kurt Zellers: Minnesota: We can mine copper and nickel and also take care of the environment
Many Minnesotans probably don't realize our state experienced a gold rush just after the end of the Civil War.
Copper Mining's Environmental Challenge
Proposals by PolyMet Mining for an open pit copper-nickel mine just north of Hoyt Lakes, Minn., are raising environmental concerns, but the company says it will meet its sustainability obligations.
New environmental review coming for PolyMet mine
A proposal for Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine takes a crucial step forward Friday when regulators release a long-awaited updated environmental review that's certain to fuel the debate over whether the state can get the hundreds of jobs a new era of mining could bring without sacrificing its cherished waters and wild places.
Updated PolyMet environmental review to fuel debate over copper-nickel mining in Minnesota
That's when regulators release an environmental review that's certain to fuel the debate over whether the state can gain the hundreds of jobs a new era of mining could bring without sacrificing cherished waters.
Before copper mine opens in NE Minn., expansion debate begins
David Hughes of PolyMet walked through a closed plant back in 2011 that his company now wants to resurrect so it can process copper.
Fort Francis Times
Lakers fall to No. 4
One hiccup cost the Fort Frances Lakers two spots in the national rankings. The Lakers were bumped from their previous franchise-best position of No.
Copper nickel mining debate divides Range
A major proposed mining project on Minnesota's Iron Range has nothing to do with iron ore, but could still hold the key to the region's economic future or lead to its environmental destruction, depending on who you ask.
PolyMet Says It Will Need Strong Support
In three weeks, the critical supplemental draft EIS for PolyMet Mining will be released.
Duluth Rotary club hears about proposed copper-nickel mine
The Duluth Rotary club got an update on the where Polymet is in the process of its proposed copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes.