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Two new lawsuits say PolyMet permits violate federal laws


September 11, 2019

Anthony Souffle – Star Tribune

Equipment and rail cars from the mine's LTV Steel processing days.

Two new federal lawsuits say that permits issued for PolyMet Mining's proposed $1 billion copper-nickel mine in Minnesota violate federal laws, including the Clean Water Act.

The lawsuits, both filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minnesota, come as the state's first copper-nickel mine moves toward construction after years of controversy.


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