23 May 2016
May 23, 2016

NorthMet mine should be allowed to proceed

May 23, 2016

Bryn Howe, Minnetonka Middle School East

Our class has been learning about plans to open a new mine in Minnesota, and the pros and cons of that proposed mine. In my opinion, PolyMet should be permitted to open this new mine (called NorthMet) in Minnesota. PolyMet, a mining company, is interested in becoming the first company to mine copper, nickel, and other precious metals in northeastern Minnesota, or more specifically, the Duluth Complex, an area rich in minerals that borders the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA).

Read more: https://www.minnpost.com/letters/2016/05/northmet-mine-should-be-allowed-proceed