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June 13, 2019
Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
DULUTH -- Documents released Wednesday show the Environmental Protection Agency was concerned an earlier draft permit for PolyMet’s proposed...
June 13, 2019 - 8:30pm
May 28, 2019
Court: Another PolyMet review not needed
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday, May 28, said an additional environmental review of the contentious PolyMet copper-nickel...
May 28, 2019 - 8:53pm
May 15, 2019
Trump administration renews Twin Metals mining leases: Proposal for mine near Boundary Waters coming soon, company says
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday, May 15, said it has formally renewed mineral exploration leases for Twin Metals, the Chilean-owned...
May 15, 2019 - 6:03pm
March 22, 2019
PolyMet receives final permit for Minn. copper-nickel mine
PolyMet on Thursday, March 21, received the last permit it needs for the contentious copper-nickel mine it’s planning near Hoyt Lakes. The...
March 22, 2019 - 6:54pm
January 17, 2019
Stauber introduces first piece of legislation in support of PolyMet mining
Rep. Pete Stauber Monday introduced H.R. 527, the Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2019. This bipartisan legislation provides legal...
January 17, 2019 - 9:00am
December 20, 2018
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issues copper-nickel mine permits
DULUTH — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued its environmental permits for PolyMet’s copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes Thursday,...
December 20, 2018 - 5:53pm
December 10, 2018
Stauber’s first act: clear path for PolyMet
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Barring action in Washington, D.C., before the end of the year, Congressman-elect Pete Stauber plans to take up legislation...
December 10, 2018 - 6:32pm
December 3, 2018
Environmental groups appeal PolyMet mine permits
Several Minnesota environmental groups are appealing permits issued last month for a proposed copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota.
December 3, 2018 - 3:41pm
November 2, 2018
Mining and Minnesota’s 8th District? It’s complicated
DULUTH — Throughout the 8th Congressional District race, there’s been a tug-of-war between the major parties and their candidates over which...
November 2, 2018 - 9:16pm
November 1, 2018
PolyMet copper mine clears major hurdle with state permits
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued permits for PolyMet’s contentious copper-nickel mine in the Hoyt Lakes area,...
November 1, 2018 - 6:19pm
August 24, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Reports add more heat to mining debate
ST. PAUL — A conservative Minnesota think tank says copper and nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is safe and...
August 24, 2018 - 10:10am
August 10, 2018
Anderson makes outsider, populist campaign for senate
Populism is popular—evidenced by a slew of political hopefuls at every level of government, both sides of the aisle, headlined by the likes...
August 10, 2018 - 9:00am
July 31, 2018
Housley challenges opponent's 'extreme' politics in senate bid
Republican Senate candidate Karin Housley isn't a fan of Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn. While campaigning across the state, Housley stopped by the...
July 31, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 8, 2018
Senate amendment would push PolyMet land exchange
WASHINGTON—A proposed amendment to a U.S. Senate bill funding military spending would bypass ongoing court cases and approve the land swap proposed between PolyMet Mining Co. and the U.S. Forest Service. Senate Amendment 2523 to the National Defense Authorization Act, apparently...
June 8, 2018 - 11:22pm
April 10, 2018
Stauber touts common sense, blue-collar values in pitch for District 8
On Dec. 16, 1995, a bullet blasted into the confines of a Duluth Police Department squad car and struck the head of Officer Pete Stauber. Two...
April 10, 2018 - 6:00am