RELATED: State will review proposed mine near BWCA independently from feds RELATED ... said it would prepare its own environmental impact statement for Twin Metals, independent of the federal ...
Twin Metals, which has invested more than $400 million, hasn’t yet submitted a formal proposal for the mine, which it said would be subject to a thorough environmental review by multiple federal ...
Twin Metals Minnesota wants to build a $ ... saying the agencies involved are now legally obligated to conduct a rigorous environmental review before deciding whether to renew the leases, which ...
RELATED: Feds Keep Proposed Minnesota Copper Mine Plan Alive Gov. Mark Dayton, who opposes the mine, sharply criticized the reduced environmental review in a statement that highlighted Twin Metals ...
(To put that in perspective, PolyMet instigated its environmental review in 2006. That review didn't conclude until early this year.) In August 2014, Twin Metals released the results of a "pre ...
MINNEAPOLIS — The federal Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday renewed mineral rights leases for a proposed Twin Metals ... months for environmental and scientific review.
Twin Metals said the reinstatement also will allow the company to resume environmental study and project development activities on the federal leases this summer. RELATED: Lesser Review Planned ...
It has successfully completed its environmental review and is now applying for the necessary permits. The groups that oppose Twin Metals have also fought PolyMet.
That fiercely-contested project is not as close to construction, but a lease renewal would complete a total reversal for the feds, which stalled Twin ... the robust environmental review process ...
The decision by the Department of Interior and the Department of Agriculture strikes a serious blow to the proposed Twin Metals project ... to conduct a careful environmental analysis and engage ...
“I have asked Interior to take a time out, conduct a careful environmental ... time and space to review whether to further protect the area from all new mining.” While Twin Metals is ...