The stated goal is to protect the "unique natural wonder" of the BWCAW.
The Minnesota DNR terminated the lease after Mesabi Metallics failed to pay a $200 million lease requirement by May 1.
Both sides are claiming a win after the Supreme Court issued a ruling related to the proposed mine in northeastern Minnesota.
The boy fell approximately 70 feet, according to police.
The study, which the Trump Administration stopped, would determine the environmental and economic impacts of a ban on mining in the area.
Protesters could be heard from outside the Duluth Pack store in Canal Park on Monday.
The latest results from an MPR/Star Tribune poll have been released.
The State Department's response was only 8 paragraphs long.
Another delay for the long-planned project.
Environmental groups have urged Gov. Tim Walz to reject it.
The crash happened Tuesday, Nov. 5.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals found "irregularities" in comments submitted by the EPA.
The EPA was apparently asked to keep its concerns about the project out of the public record.
Two Minnesota congressmen were on hand for the signing.
This decision clears the way for the project's construction.
Tom Landwehr will continue the fight against the Twin Metals mining project.
The project is opposed by eco-groups over pollution fears..
The area would make more money from tourism in the long-term, it says.
Tourism groups meanwhile have launched a lawsuit to protect the Boundary Waters.
After an opening monologue, talk turned to the mining and steel industry.
So how close is the NorthMet copper-nickel mine to actually being built?
North Hibbing still has signs of life, even though no one lives there.
'They want somebody to just give them a job so they can all drink beer.'