Mining & Environmental News

Hitting the Water: Boundary Waters Preservation

With two main entryways into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, through Ely and Grand Marais, there is no denying the wilderness helps to generate big tourism dollars for nearby communities.

Black Beach Open to Public

More people will now be able to enjoy some of the beautiful beaches along the North Shore in Silver Bay. The land is owned by a mining company but was recently leased to the City allowing for more public access and development. 

DNR Seeks Comments on Chambers' Grove Aquatic Habitat Project

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments from May 25 to June 24 on an environmental assessment worksheet prepared for the Chambers’ Grove aquatic habitat enhancement project in Duluth, about 20 river miles upstream from Lake Superior.