the Denial of Contested Case Hearing Requests and Issuance of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System / State Disposal System Permit No. MN0071013 for the Proposed NorthMet Project St Louis County Hoyt Lakes and Babbitt Minnesota

ELR Citation: 52 ELR 20014
No(s). A19-0112, A19-0118, A19-0124, A20-1271, A20-1380, and A20-1385 (Minn. App. Ct. Jan 24, 2022)

A Minnesota appellate court affirmed in part and reversed in part the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's (MPCA's) issuance of a permit for a copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota that would allow discharging water from mine facilities. Environmental groups and a tribal band argued the MPCA ...