03 Mar 2016
March 3, 2016

DNR: PolyMet EIS is adequate

March 3, 2016

Mesabi Daily News
Bill Hanna

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday ruled that the Final Environmental Impact Statement for PolyMet’s NorthMet copper/nickel/precious metals mine project near Hoyt Lakes is adequate, which paves the way for permit application by the company.

The environmental review process is now complete for the first-ever nonferrous mine in Minnesota.

DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr said the process leading to the completion of the state’s EIS has been deliberative and thorough.

Read more: http://www.virginiamn.com/news/local/dnr-polymet-eis-is-adequate/article_23f70718-e175-11e5-b4b7-6bdb5dc7e000.html