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The company said its proposed copper-nickel mine near Ely will have safeguards to prevent pollution feared by environmentalists.
The memo could play a role in three inquiries now examining how federal and state regulators handled the critical permit for PolyMet Mining Inc. and its proposed Minnesota copper mine.
Critics worry about Swiss mining giant's ownership in the event of future pollution.
The group's goal is to shed light on how Antofagasta, the powerful Chilean mining company that owns Twin Metals, lobbied to get its crucial mining leases renewed after the Obama administration ruled that the mine posed too many environmental risks.
Ruling raises additional questions about the proposed copper mine on the eve of PolyMet's shareholder meeting in Toront
He says review expected to start immediately.
Federal officials had multiple pollution concerns that were never entered in the public record.
Fluctuating levels on Mississippi, ushered in by warming climate, doom floodplain forests.
Retired agency attorney calls permit process "unethical" and "bizarre."
Hoping to cut nitrate levels in drinking supply, Minnesota regulating fertilizer use