PolyMet awarded permit to mine (WaterLegacy responds)

Paula Maccabee, WaterLegacy Advocacy Director and Counsel expresses concern that the DNR has allowed PolyMet to put up much less financial assurance than required by law to protect taxpayers:

“It would be very troubling if the DNR was allowing PolyMet to circumvent the rules and low-ball financial assurance to make PolyMet’s economically marginal sulfide mining project appear financially feasible.”

Read the Timberjay to understand what’s behind the surface of the permits granted to the PolyMet sulfide mine.