The first of two public meetings on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for PolyMet Mining Company’s proposed copper-nickel mine near Babbitt, MN is history. Roughly a thousand citizens converged on Aurora last night to support or question the proposed mine.
A second public meeting on the project takes place in Blaine, MN tonight.
Here’s a gathering of media reports from the Aurora meeting …
Minnesota Publc Radio: In first public meeting, jobs dominate mining debate
Duluth News-Tribune: Iron Rangers are kept quiet at meeting on PolyMet project
Duluth Fox 21 News: Public meeting for PolyMet sparks debate
Here’s our Friday — post-Blaine meeting — update …
WDIO Channel 10: Surge of Support at PolyMet Meeting in Blaine
Duluth News-Tribune: Region’s lawmakers support PolyMet mine