Key Democrat wants answers from EPA on Minnesota mine plan

An influential Democratic congresswoman wants to know why the Environmental Protection Agency opted against filing formal comments with state regulators when they considered whether to issue a key permit for

Twin Metals releases project update

On Thursday Twin Metals Minnesota released new project information for its proposed copper-nickel mine near Ely, about one year since its last update. 

Twin Metals releases project update

On Thursday Twin Metals Minnesota released new project information for its proposed copper-nickel mine near Ely, about one year since its last update. 

Eye On Mining: Agencies prepare for PolyMet public hearing

On Wednesday the city of Aurora will be buzzing as folks from around the region emerge on the small town to discuss the future of PolyMet, the state’s first potential copper-nickel mine.  "This is a time for comments to come in and people to speak up." According to John Linc Stine, Commissioner of the MPCA, the permits up for comment include the permit to mine, air and water quality permits, and the 401 certification involving wetlands. He said no final decisions wil…

Eye On Mining: Iron mining sees a busy start in 2018

Less than a month into 2018 and already some major decisions impacting the iron mining industry and Iron Range communities have been made, setting a busy tone for the new year. "2018, I’m hoping to continue to build on the successes of 2017." Iron Mining Association (IMA) President, Kelsey Johnson, says those successes have set high hopes for the new year.  

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