Minnesota Environmental Partnership

Minnesota governor now supports PolyMet copper-nickel mine

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s moved from being “genuinely undecided” on the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine to being a genuine supporter of the project. Dayton saids he’s not as comfortable with another proposed copper-nickel mine, Twin Metals near Ely, because it’s in a watershed that flows into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The federal…