27 Feb 2014
February 27, 2014

Polymet Mine Environmental Review’s Comment Period Not Extended

February 27, 2014

Pioneer Press
Doug Belden

The comment period on an environmental review of what would be Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine will not be extended past March 13, the state Department of Natural Resources said Thursday.

The DNR, along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Forest Service, received requests to extend the comment period but concluded the 90 days allotted was sufficient, according to a letter from the three agencies. More than 19,000 comments have been submitted so far, officials said.

Read more: http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_25241717/polymet-mine-environmental-review-comment-period-no-extension