More than 2,000 people from across the state packed the RiverCentre for the third and final public hearing on the PolyMet Mining Corporation’s proposal for a $650 million open pit mine near Babbitt, Minn.
Minnesota Environmentalists gathered in Canal Park to call for an end to sulfide mining projects on the Iron Range. Environment Minnesota collected thousands of signatures in opposition of Polymet's proposed open pit mine.
The recently passed Clean Water Accountability Act utilizes new Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies or WRAPS which will shift the focus from individual lakes and streams to entire watersheds, increasing efficiency and saving money and time.
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