Mining & Environmental News

Superior National Forest to Start Prescribed Fires

DULUTH, Minn.- The Superior National Forest is set to start a series of prescribed fires across the forest as soon as this week. Officials say residents around Virginia, Ely and Grand Marais may notice…

Regulators Suspend PolyMet's Wetlands Permit for Mine

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A federal regulator has suspended the PolyMet Mining Corp.’s permit to dredge more than 900 acres of wetland for Minnesota’s first copper mine. The ruling is a victory for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake…