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PolyMet The Next Generation of Mining in Minnesota

Our copper-nickel mine, the NorthMet project, is modern, safe and brimming with opportunity for the state of Minnesota. Located within the established Mesabi Iron Range mining district, the NorthMet project will produce copper, nickel, cobalt and other precious metals we need to drive a

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Copper-Nickel Studies and Non-ferrous Mining Minnesota

Copper-nickel mining (also known as "non-ferrous mining") in northern Minnesota is not a new issue for the state. Copper-nickel deposits have been known to exist in northern Minnesota since the 1800s, but it was not until 1948, when deposits were discovered near Duluth, that serious interest in mining these metals developed in the region.

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New lawsuit targets Minnesota's copper-nickel mining rules

Jun 25, 2020· Minnesota's non-ferrous mining rules have only been used to approve one project: the PolyMet copper-nickel mine, which sits outside the Rainy River

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Should we mine copper and nickel in Minnesota to help

Sep 11, 2019· Just as steel made from Minnesota’s iron ore powered the U.S. military to victory during World War II, supporters of copper-nickel mining in the

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Why Are Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith Sponsoring Minnesota

Oct 23, 2019· Environmental groups like Friends of the Boundary Waters and the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy often claim with certainty that copper and nickel mining at the Twin Metals mine will negatively impact the environment, but it is important to remember that these claims cannot possibly be based on a scientific assessment of the planned

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Taking a closer look at what Minnesota voters told us

Nov 20, 2020· Copper-nickel mining isn’t top of mind, but the connection to fighting climate change is key to understand. By Jason George and Frank Ongaro Nov. 20, 2020

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A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End

Jun 25, 2019· Separately, a group in Minnesota opposed to the mining, an estimated four billion tons of copper and nickel ore — believed to be one of the world’s largest undeveloped mineral deposits.

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Minnesota's Copper and Nickel Deposits are World Class

Minnesota has a long history of mining iron ore, which continues to this day. In fact, nearly 75 percent of the iron ore produced in the United States is mined in Minnesota. However, many people may not be aware of the fact that Minnesota has some of the largest undeveloped copper and nickel deposits in the world.. These massive deposits hold an estimated 4 billion tons of copper, nickel, and

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Home Mining Minnesota

News May 1, 2018. New Survey Reaffirms Strong Support for Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota. ST. PAUL, Minn. (May 1, 2018) MiningMinnesota today released results from a statewide survey that reinforce public support in Minnesota for copper-nickel mining and strong support for allowing projects to be proposed and follow a rigorous environmental review process.

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Taking a closer look at what Minnesota voters told us

Nov 20, 2020· Copper-nickel mining isn’t top of mind, but the connection to fighting climate change is key to understand. By Jason George and Frank Ongaro Nov. 20, 2020

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On Minnesota copper mining issues, Trump position is clear

But on one of Minnesota’s most pressing environmental concerns, opening the state to copper-nickel mining, the division isn’t quite as clear. Trump has boasted of opening up northern Minnesota

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A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End

Jun 25, 2019· Separately, a group in Minnesota opposed to the mining, an estimated four billion tons of copper and nickel ore — believed to be one of the world’s largest undeveloped mineral deposits.

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5 Reasons for Copper Nickel Mining in MN Better in Our

Oct 06, 2017· The copper-nickel mining industry doesn’t seek to hide in the shadows but rather to provide the public with answers to all these questions and concerns and more within the process of opening a mine. There are five important reasons that the current copper-nickel mining project proposed by PolyMet is a smart choice for Minnesota. 1. Human Safety

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Amy Klobuchar Has Been Weirdly Quiet About A Massive

Now Twin Metals Minnesota, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta, is looking to breathe new life into this small sector of the state’s economy with a $1.7 billion underground copper-nickel mine just a few miles from Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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Explore Minnesota: COPPER, NICKEL, PGEs

PolyMet Mining Teck American. PolyMet Mining, Inc. (PolyMet) is proposing to develop a mine and associated processing facilities for the extraction of copper, nickel, and platinum group elements (PGE) from the NorthMet Deposit in northeastern Minnesota. The mine would be the first of its kind in the state.

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First copper-nickel mine in Minnesota inches MINING.COM

On Friday Polymet Mining (TSX:POM, NYSE:PLM) announced it has applied for a permit to mine copper, nickel and precious metals at a site in northern Minnesota known as The Duluth Complex

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Sulfide Mining Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Minnesota has a long history of iron-ore mining. Sulfide-ore mining for copper and nickel, however, has never been attempted here. In the case of PolyMet, MCEA has led the fight for accountability and true science-based decision-making.

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Dunka Pit Copper-Nickel Deposit Near Babbitt, Minnesota

Copper mining deposit report for "Deposit #Usgs10048523" (#USGS10048523) in Saint Louis County, Minnesota. Dunka Pit Copper-Nickel Deposit Near Babbitt, Minnesota The Diggings™ Home

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Fight For Mining Minnesota Fight For Mining Minnesota

Fight for Mining Minnesota is a nonprofit organization whose mission it is to develop, cultivate, and implement appropriate devices and platforms to inform the general public about the necessity for and benefit of mining and its processes to citizens. Fight for Mining Minnesota is fervently conscientious and steadfastly vigilant in the industry

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Mining threatens Minnesota's pristine Boundary Waters

Jan 20, 2018· The Obama administration had put a temporary stop to copper-nickel mining on the edge of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, pending environmental review.

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NorthMet Snapshot PolyMet Mining

The NorthMet Project Overview PolyMet will be the first to commercially mine copper, nickel and precious metals in the world-class Duluth Complex. Located within Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range, the NorthMet project features significant assets made up of the deposit itself and infrastructure including existing rail, roads, utilities and established supplier networks. The NorthMet deposit will

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Critics Say Proposed Copper Mine In Minnesota Threatens

A company in northern Minnesota wants to build an underground copper mine near a federally protected wilderness with crystal clear drinking water. Which jobs are more key: mining or tourism?

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Twin Metals proposal: Not this mine. Not this location

Nov 23, 2019· The proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mining project “is a risk and real threat to our economy and the wilderness that we love,” he said. Nonetheless,

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