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In Minnesota, the PolyMet mine pits renewable energy needs against tribes and the EPA-
The PolyMet Mining Corporation has been locked in a battle to open Minnesota’s first copper-sulfide mine for over 17 years.00
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Minnesota Supreme Court to hear challenge in PolyMet case-
The Minnesota Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a challenge by environmentalists over portions of a lower court ruling involving a key permit for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
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Minnesota court sends PolyMet air permit case back to agency-
The court ruled that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency hadn’t sufficiently justified granting the permit after opponents raised allegations that PolyMet was planning a much larger mine.
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Minnesota Supreme Court weighs fate of PolyMet mine permits-
PolyMet wants to build the first of what could eventually be several copper-nickel mines in Minnesota.
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Conflicted Over Copper: PolyMet copper-nickel mine has been trapped in litigation-
This second part in a series on mining in Minnesota looks at PolyMet’s proposed mine and its legal battles against Native and environmental groups.
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Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear PolyMet permit appeal-
PolyMet pointed out that the DNR has already held a 15-year-long environmental review and permitting process that included numerous chances for the public to weigh in.
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Minnesota Court of Appeals sends PolyMet permit back to MPCA-
This is the fourth permit the Court of Appeals has rejected this year.
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‘Wiggle room,’ deleted emails, and a controversial phone call: What we learned after five days of testimony in the PolyMet hearing-
Everyone concedes the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s handling of a water pollution permit for the controversial PolyMet project was far from normal. The big question is whether it was improper.