The Republican candidate for governor called for supporting copper-nickel mining in northern Minnesota, a controversial practice that could bring many high-paying jobs to the region but threaten to pollute its water resources.
During a Friday, May 6, visit to St. Paul, Haaland said she couldn’t disclose if her agency would allow the proposed mine to move forward after the Interior canceled two mineral leases for Twin Metals, the company that wants to develop the mine. The secretary of the interior wasin Minnesota to announce nearly $9 million in federal funding for urban parks in the state.
The Trump Administration has announced it will renew two leases for copper-nickel mining upstream of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota's world-class fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation destination.
January 01, 2019 11:28 PM
By Spencer Shaver, Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters
DULUTH, Minn. -- President Donald Trump promises to continue an effort to improve the economy and cut federal regulations. He spent more than an hour Wednesday, June 20, in a Duluth harborfront warehouse talking about iron ore and copper mining, ...
Shame on you, Senator Klobuchar! The U.S. Forest Service just signed off on transferring 6,650 acres of public lands in the Superior National Forest to PolyMet. That's where the ore body is located that the company wants to mine -- on public land...