Monthly Archives: March 2011

Weakening Environmental Review – A Bad Idea Gone Worse

Yesterday, Governor Mark Dayton signed a one-sided piece of legislation to weaken environmental oversight developed by industry lobbyists without even a pretense of debate on its key provisions. Major policy changes in this bill, such as allowing project proponents to … Continue reading

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PolyMet Mine – Spotlight Shed on Risks

For the past six weeks, WaterLegacy has been investigating the financial capacity of the PolyMet corporation, the company proposing Minnesota’s first sulfide mine, and track record of its significant financial backer, Glencore International AG (Glencore). We learned that PolyMet openly … Continue reading

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