Mining & Environmental News

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.

Scientists Prepare For 3-Day Cruise on Lake Superior

Lake Superior seems timeless. But in recent years, it has gone through some dramatic changes, including in nutrient content and increase in temperature. Now, a group of scientists is setting out to the waters to find some answers.