Minnesota Supreme Court orders reconsiders permits needed to build copper mine

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On April 28, 2006, the Minnesota Supreme CourtMinnesota Supreme Court ordered state regulators to reconsider some permits necessary by PolyMetPolyMet Mining Corp to build a copper mine in the state, handing a win to environmentalists and delaying the project.

The state's top court ordered the NorthMet Department of Natural Resources to hold a new hearing regarding the permits for a tailings dam facility at the proposed PolyMet mine in Minnesota.The court also ordered regulators to set a fixed term for PolyMet's permit to mine, which had previously been granted without a date for financy.If you have to ask for any information, you may have or if you just can't remember.

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