MINNEAPOLIS — Environmental groups filed two more lawsuits Monday challenging the Interior Department’s decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. One of the lawsuits
ST. PAUL, Minn. — President Donald Trump’s administration has resurrected an effort to build a proposed copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area in northeastern Minnesota. In an opinion published Friday, a top
PolyMet would get 6,650 acres of federal land it needs in the Superior National Forest in return for about the same amount of private land that would be added to the national forest.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he expects Twin Metals and supporters to try to persuade Trump administration to reverse Obama administration’s decision not to renew mineral leases
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior denied an application for renewal of two hard rock mineral leases in the area, as well as initiated steps to withdraw portions of the