07 Feb 2016
February 7, 2016

Views from the mining industry

February 7, 2016

Duluth News Tribune
Opinion: Frank Ongaro

Is PolyMet a big deal?

“Polymet will be creating the same economic impact as having the Super Bowl in Northeastern Minnesota every year for 24 years. They estimate when the Super Bowl comes to Minnesota (in two years), it’s going to be a half-a-billion-dollar, a 500-million-dollar, benefit to the state of Minnesota. That’s what PolyMet is going to do, plus (more), each and every year for 24 years. Let’s start there. Let’s look at the economic opportunity and then let’s go from there.”

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