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The Republican candidate for governor called for supporting copper-nickel mining in northern Minnesota, a controversial practice that could bring many high-paying jobs to the region but threaten to
The company behind the long-stalled and half-built iron ore mine and processing facility near Nashwauk failed to make a $200 million payment in a last-chance requirement set by the DNR.
The company expects to break ground at Keetac or Minntac this fall.
The study will inform the federal government on whether to place a 20-year ban on that type of mining in the watershed.
During a Friday, May 6, visit to St. Paul, Haaland said she couldn’t disclose if her agency would allow the proposed mine to move forward after the Interior canceled two mineral leases for Twin
Following the U.S. Department of the Interior's cancellation of federal mineral leases associated with the Twin Metals project, the DNR has stopped work on the state's environmental review.

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Proponents of Twin Metals descended on the nation's capitol this week in an effort to prevent a two-year delay from becoming permanent protection of thousands of acres outside the Boundary Waters.
The move bans new leases for at least two years and could lead to a 20-year mineral withdrawal. The move does not immediately target Twin Metals' existing leases.
Researchers have spent the last eight years combing through waste rock at Hill Annex Mine State Park in Calumet.

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