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February 2, 2017
Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protest in front of the Technology Village in downtown Duluth, which houses U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office, Thursday morning against the congressman’s support for copper mining near the federal wilderness. (Samantha Erkkila | Forum News Service)
Wilderness advocates protest against MN Congressman
February 2, 2017 - 3:19pm
January 31, 2017
Workers leave Minntac at shift change. File photo by Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service.
Minnesota fifth largest minerals producer in U.S.
January 31, 2017 - 9:20pm
January 12, 2017
A 240-ton ore hauling truck is repaired at the Essar Steel construction site in October 2015. Bob King / Forum News Service
It’s Essar vs. Essar in new $1 billion lawsuit: Lawsuit claims tangled, global web of fraudulent moves by Essar officials
January 12, 2017 - 6:29pm
January 10, 2017
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
January 10, 2017 - 10:02pm
December 28, 2016
Commissioner Mark Phillips of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board tells a Minnesota legislative panel Friday, March 18, 2016, that his agency is working to fix problems a year-long audit discovered in its loan and grant programs. (Fourm News Service photo by Don Davis)
IRRRB rebates taconite tax to mining companies
December 28, 2016 - 7:14pm
December 16, 2016
Magnetation's Plant 2 near Bovey, Minn., in operation in May 2014. (News Tribune file photo)
Agreement struck on Magnetation sale
December 16, 2016 - 5:36pm
December 9, 2016
Magnetation's Plant 2 near Bovey, Minn., in operation in May 2014. (Forum News Service photo)
Buyer steps forward for assets of bankrupt Magnetation: Virginia millionaire ‘environmentalist’ hopes to reopen Iron Range facilities
December 9, 2016 - 8:30am
December 6, 2016
Federal appeals court overturns award against Essar
December 6, 2016 - 9:20pm
November 15, 2016
Judge denies Minnesota's move to retake mineral leases
November 15, 2016 - 4:59pm
October 20, 2016
EQB hears request to add human health to environmental reviews
October 20, 2016 - 9:10am
October 19, 2016
Doctors try again for health study on copper mines: Environmental Quality Board will consider including health impacts in environmental review
October 19, 2016 - 1:00am
August 23, 2016
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings: State allows for administrative law judge oversight of permits
August 23, 2016 - 9:30pm
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