January 2017

On Monday, January 30, WaterLegacy filed a crucial lawsuit in federal district court to block the PolyMet land exchange, which would provide PolyMet with 6,650 acres of Minnesota’s Superior National Forest for its proposed open-pit copper nickel mine. Our evidence shows that the Forest Service undervalued the federal lands and that the proposed exchange would provide a windfall to the PolyMet Mining Company and its foreign investors at the expense of our public lands and the citizens of Minnesota.

READ a summary of WaterLegacy’s claims in our press release.

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