January 2017

The Center for Biological Diversity and Earthworks have given notice that they are filing a lawsuit to protect endangered wolves and lynx and to stop the PolyMet - U.S. Forest Service Land Exchange.

“A century of iron ore mining has already fragmented habitat for wolves and lynx in this region, so these imperiled species can’t tolerate a new wave of open-pit copper mining. The Forest Service is trying to wash its hands of this terrible project through a land exchange with PolyMet, but the impacts on wolves and lynx are just too severe to allow this to proceed.” - Marc Fink, Center for Biological Diversity Attorney

Read More: The Center for Biological Diversity's Press Release and coverage in the Duluth News Tribune.  

 

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