20 Dec 2018
December 20, 2018

Minnesota Oks Final Major State Permits for PolyMet Mine

December 20, 2018

Associated Press
Steve Karnowski

State pollution regulators on Thursday issued the last major state permits sought by the developers of the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, leaving only one major federal permit still pending.

PolyMet would be the state’s first copper-nickel mine. Thursday’s announcement follows a decision by the Department of Natural Resources last month to grant PolyMet several major permits, including the key one — a permit to mine.

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