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December 29, 2018
Dean Peterson, program manager for NRRI’s economic geology group, developed a mapping application MnDOT will use to identify areas where shallow bedrock has the potential to produce acids if disturbed by road projects. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
First-of-a-kind digital map pegs acid risks for MnDOT
December 29, 2018 - 3:14pm
November 1, 2018
PolyMet copper mine clears major hurdle with state permits
November 1, 2018 - 6:19pm
September 6, 2018
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
September 6, 2018 - 4:58pm
March 29, 2018
Members of the Fond du Lac Band work through the wild rice on Dead Fish Lake near Saywer, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
March 29, 2018 - 11:04am
June 1, 2012
Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon says on Thursday that mining for copper and other minerals is a balancing act, but she voted to allow mining companies to begin explorations in northeastern Minnesota. Watching are Gov. Mark Dayton and State Auditor Rebecca Otto. DON DAVIS/ Capitol Bureau
Mining search gets OK: Cabin owners lose mineral lease fight, for now
June 1, 2012 - 6:00am