The document provides powerful ammunition for critics of MPCA’s role in permitting the state’s first copper-nickel mine.
The agency is accused of disregarding process, passing over a more qualified candidate in a rush to hire Joe Radinovich.
There is a remarkable amount of economic data and research suggesting that a new mine will not bring the economic benefits that its supporters believe.
Sen. Tina Smith, with the support of Sen. Amy Klobuchar, has introduced a rider intended to deny environmental groups the right to challenge the proposed PolyMet land exchange in federal court.
Despite the passage of nearly 20 years, it’s still difficult for my mother to talk about her time at the Legislature. It should have been a wonderful and fulfilling experience. Instead, it just makes her skin crawl.
Twin Metals mine supporters, including Rep. Rick Nolan, appear focused on scoring a political victory — without any consideration of the risks such a victory could entail.
Some of the world’s business leaders, like Jack Ma, the founder of the Chinese online retailing giant Alibaba, are now willing to speak some hard truths about the real reason that America is crumbling.
Rep. Rick Nolan’s efforts to reverse the cancellation of mineral leases critical to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely are as cynical as they are reckless.
Think of tourism as your community’s opportunity to make its case to each new visitor — that it could be a great place to live, find a job or start a business, and raise a family.
How many permanent new mining jobs does Jim Skurla project in the copper-nickel sector, by 2016? A total of 427.