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PolyMet appeals ruling that blocked its mining permits

PolyMet Mining Corp. will ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that blocked state mining permits for a copper-nickel mine on the Iron Range. The mine is at the center of a conflict between mining and environmental interests, including the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and other groups, about the environmental risks of copper-nickel mining to lakes and streams. Read the full story by the Star Tribune.