White House begins process to ban new mining near BWCAW
The stated goal is to protect the "unique natural wonder" of the BWCAW.
Mesabi Metallics sues DNR for terminating lease at unfinished Iron Range mine
The Minnesota DNR terminated the lease after Mesabi Metallics failed to pay a $200 million lease requirement by May 1.
Environmentalists, PolyMet both claim victory after Supreme Court ruling
Both sides are cheering after the Supreme Court issued a ruling related to the proposed mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Boy, 5, dies in fall at northern Minnesota mine pit
The boy fell approximately 70 feet, according to police.
Tina Smith urges Biden Admin. to restart study on mining near Boundary Waters
The study, which the Trump Administration stopped, would determine the environmental and economic impacts of a ban on mining in the area.
Ivanka Trump visits MN amid criticism from environmentalists, Native women
Protesters could be heard from outside the Duluth Pack store in Canal Park on Monday.
Minnesotans favor legal marijuana, oppose mining near Boundary Waters
The latest results from an MPR/Star Tribune poll have been released.
Betty McCollum slams government 'report' on Boundary Waters pollution
The State Department's response was only 8 paragraphs long.
Court reverses PolyMet permits in major boost for conservation groups
Another delay for the long-planned project.
Twin Metals formally submits plans for mine near Boundary Waters
Environmental groups have urged Gov. Tim Walz to reject it.
Mine employee killed in rollover crash near Virginia, MN
The crash happened Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Court orders inquiry into PolyMet mining project permit
The Minnesota Court of Appeals found "irregularities" in comments submitted by the EPA.
Leaked email calls into question approval of PolyMet mine permit
The EPA was apparently asked to keep its concerns about the project out of the public record.
Trump Admin. renews leases for mining project near Boundary Waters
Two Minnesota congressmen were on hand for the signing.
PolyMet gets final permit for controversial NorthMet mine
This clears the way for construction of the mine.
Ex-DNR commissioner is new Save The Boundary Waters director
Tom Landwehr will continue the fight against the Twin Metals mining project.
DNR gives green light to PolyMet mine in northeast Minnesota
The project is opposed by eco-groups over pollution fears..
Harvard study: Protecting BWCA is better for economy than mining
The professor looked at 72 scenarios. In 69 of them it was better not to mine the Superior National Forest.
Environmental groups slam Trump's Minnesota mining announcement
Tourism groups meanwhile have launched a lawsuit to protect the Boundary Waters.
What President Trump said during the Duluth roundtable
After an opening monologue, talk turned to the mining and steel industry.
PolyMet nears a key mining permit – but the NorthMet project is still not a done deal
So how close is the NorthMet copper-nickel mine to actually being built?
Places to visit in Minnesota: The eerie ghost town of North Hibbing
North Hibbing still has signs of life, even though no one lives there.
Comments insulting miners lead to an apology from Save the Boundary Waters
'They want somebody to just give them a job so they can all drink beer.'