Non-ferrous mining supporters, critics convene for Polymet's Duluth public meeting

PolyMet Mining proposed processing facility at the former LTV Steel Mining Co. plant near Hoyt Lakes, MN
PolyMet Mining proposed processing facility at the former LTV Steel Mining Co. plant near Hoyt Lakes, MN

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A proposed open-pit copper mine near Hoyt Lakes has sparked an impassioned debate across northeastern Minnesota. Last week in Duluth, the DNR hosted the first public meeting about the supplemental draft of the project's environmental impact statement, a document that will play a major role in the permitting process.
 
Duluth Correspondent Phil Bencomo brings us this report.


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