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Dill’s Solution to the Water Threat of Sulfide Ore Mining in the Duluth Complex

Dill’s Pickle & Solution

Facts and Fairy-Tales about Polymet’s proposal for a Sulfide Mine in N.E. Minnesota

Paula Maccabee, General Counsel and Advocacy Directory for Water Legacy at Ely Tuesday Group, August 6, 2013. A larger group than usual attended this event and many, from the questions asked and concerns shared, were new to the topic of Sulfide mining. From the response of the crowd, they were very appreciative of the work […]

The Concern Widens over Copper Sulfide Mining in the Rainy River and Lake Superior Watersheds

Summary:

-“If someone said ‘name me a prosperous mining town,’ you’d be hard-pressed to come up with a name.” –Thomas Power, Ph.D., Chairman Univ. of Montana Economics Dept.[1] See Dr. Power’s Ely Presentation (similar talk recently given in Duluth) Here:

Minnesota Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (BHA) are a grassroots group of sportsmen and women who […]

From Public Relations to the Economics of Copper Sulfide Mining for Northeastern Minnesota

On June 18, 2013 persons interested in the proposed Copper Sulfide Mining operations, that will one way or another very significantly effect the BWCA and Lake Superior watersheds, had the opportunity to listen to the experts. At noon Brad Moore, formerly of the MPCA, now with Polymet presented the company line answering questions and indicating […]

Pebble can’t work for Alaska and Polymet can’t work for Minnesota!

One of the best definitions I’ve ever heard for insanity is the inability to see similarities or the inability to see differences. The differences are obvious Alaska–Minnesota. The similarities striking. Can you see the similarities?

By BRUCE C. SWITZER

Mine permitting is neither rigorous nor scientific. Disagree? Name one mine that did not proceed because […]

Relatively few people know yet Poll shows copper mining support slipping in Minnesota

Opponents of copper mining in Minnesota might be winning over more state residents, according to a new poll that shows more people oppose the new kind of mining here than support it.

The poll, paid for by the Minnesota Environmental Partnership and released Wednesday, found that 48 percent of state residents polled opposed copper mining […]

PolyMet pollution could ruin Indian culture, tourism

It is shameful elected state and federal legislative members seem to be in collusion with PolyMet to create 360 polluting mining jobs. PolyMet’s proposed mining activity definitely endangers Chippewa Indian spiritual culture and wild rice.

Sixty years ago, a scientist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources showed that if there are more than 10 […]

PolyMet should not be the only pollution concern

PolyMet should not be the only pollution concern PolyMet is the first company to present an environmental impact statement to mine low-grade, sulfide-containing mineral ores.

PolyMet is the first company to present an environmental impact statement to mine low-grade, sulfide-containing mineral ores. PolyMet has stated it would do what’s necessary to comply with the existing […]

Polymet-Twin Metals-Rio Tinto what’s the difference?

It appears very little is different. The lack of responsibility on the part of large, politically favored heavily financed mining corporations is the same in Utah and Minnesota. You will also see these same battles in any state where you see these corporations systematically pursuing natural resources without sincere and adequate protection for the environment […]

Comments on Polymet DEIS by Native Americans address Critical Issues

Issues raised by Native Americans in their “POLYMET DEIS –Tribal Cooperating Agencies Alternative Findings and Perspectives” should be seioursly heeded by the DNR and regulatory agencies. This is a through analysis of the DEIS and will be ignored or maginalized by “the powers that be” at the peril of all peoples of Minnesota. We are […]