Twin Metals Minnesota

Interior Department renews leases for Minnesota mine project

Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness and its partners in the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters plan to challenge the decision in court, Doug Niemela, the group’s executive director, said in a statement. He said the department failed to consider the environmental damage of developing a large mining district on the edge of the Boundary Waters. (U.S. Forest Service photo)MINNEAPOLIS —…