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Partridge River, site of proposed NorthMet sulfide mine

PolyMet traded the US Forest Service for much of the land shown in this picture, including the winding Partridge River.

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Partridge River, site of proposed NorthMet sulfide mine

PolyMet traded the US Forest Service for much of the land shown in this picture, including the winding Partridge River.

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Dead mine walking
Foreign corporations are vying to mine copper and nickel on the cheap in northeastern Minnesota in ways that could contaminate the area for millennia, and the state's Department of Natural Resources and Pollution Control Agency, charged with protecting our waters, have been helping them with permits deemed illegal by the courts