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Court Suspends 2 Key Permits for Planned PolyMet Copper Mine

The appeals court stayed PolyMet's permit to mine and dam safety permit on Wednesday.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Court of Appeals has handed environmental groups a victory by putting two key permits for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine on hold ahead of a hearing next month. The appeals court stayed PolyMet’s permit to mine and dam safety permit on Wednesday, saying the Department of Natural Resources failed to adequately consider two important developments that…