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WaterLegacy is an award-winning nonprofit founded to protect Minnesota’s clean waters and the communities that rely on them, particularly from the threat of sulfide mining pollution in the Lake Superior and Boundary Waters watersheds.
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WaterLegacy in the News
Minnesota Court Rejects 2 Major Permits for PolyMet Mine, The New York Times, January 13, 2020
Paula Maccabee, an attorney for WaterLegacy, one of the groups that challenged the permits, called the decision “an absolutely enormous victory.” She said in an interview that the hearing will mean a trial-like proceeding “in an open and transparent process for everyone to see. That mean’s PolyMet’s toxic environmental threats will finally get the scrutiny they deserve.”