Aurora News


01/13/2018 07:23 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Public input called for on mining 

A pair of state representatives from the region encouraged area residents to express support for the NorthMet permit to mine proposal by participating in the DNR's public comment period. The 60-day window to provide the DNR with input on PolyMet's proposed NorthMet mining project near Hoyt Lakes is open until March 6. Public comments can be submitted a number of ways, including at polymet.mn.


01/10/2018 05:07 PM  ~~~Source~~~
DNR issues draft permit to mine 

The former LTVa Ssite near Hoyt Lakes, now owned by PolyMet, could be the location of the first copper-nickel mine operation in Minnesota.


01/10/2018 02:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Area representatives call for public to weigh in on mining proposal 

A pair of state representatives from the region encouraged area residents to express support for the NorthMet permit to mine proposal by participating in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' public comment period. The 60-day window to provide the DNR with input on PolyMet's proposed NorthMet mining project near Hoyt Lakes is now open and lasts until March 6. "Now is the time to show our support for safe mining expansion in northern Minnesota," said Rep. Sandy Layman, R-Cohasset, in a news release.


01/05/2018 12:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
With Minnesota mining permit, PolyMet proposal reaches a turning point 

The closed LTV Steel taconite plant sits idle near Hoyt Lakes, Minn. The site, which closed in 2001, may return to life as part of Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine, owned by PolyMet Mining Corp. The finish line is in sight for the most divisive and controversial mining project Minnesota has ever seen - a state permit for PolyMet Mining's proposed copper-nickel operation on the Iron Range.