Mining & Environmental News

Mission Creek Updates from MnDOT

DULUTH, Minn.- 387. That was the magic number from the Minnesota Department of Transportation to the community. They say it will take 387 days to finish burial recovery at the grave site…

Fall into Autumn Adventures with The Duluth Experience

DULUTH, Minn. - The Duluth region offers seasonal attractions for thousands of visitors every year. Combine the amount of entertainment and adventure with beautiful fall colors and there's certainly something for everyone…

Cleveland Cliffs Provides Update on Projects

FORBES, Minn.- In the midst of a legal battle with Mesabi Metallics, and days after suing the DNR, Cleveland Cliffs Chairman, President and CEO Lourenco Goncalves passionately talked of the company's future plans,…

Coastal Cleanup Kicks Off

SUPERIOR, Wis.- On Barker's Island Mayor Jim Paine and Duluth Mayor Emily Larson kicked off what's being called the "Twin Ports Coastal Cleanup." It's part of a larger, month-long effort…

Barker's Island Restoration Project Moving Along

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Barker's Island Beach is closed as restoration work is underway to reduce levels of E. coli. City leaders believe the restoration project will help more people enjoy Barker's Island. The…

Steelworkers Rally for Fair Raises

VIRGINIA, Minn.- Chants rang out filled with passion, and even anger. Members of the United Steel Workers union Local 1938 gathered in Virginia to protest what they feel is an insulting and unfair contract…

$75 Million to Clean Up St. Louis River

DULUTH,Minn.- Next year a $75 million cleanup project will begin at U.S. Steel's former Duluth site on the St. Louis river. The EPA and U.S. steel made that announcement today as they reached…