- Over 6,000 people have already told the DNR that PolyMet’s mine plan is deeply flawed. PolyMet Problems gives you a chance to pick a specific issue you care about and help make sure the DNR gives it the attention it deserves.
- Take action to stop PolyMet from getting a permit!
Paul Austin, Conservation Minnesota
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 | As we have reviewed PolyMet’s mine plan, we’ve found many problems that need to be addressed. Some of these you’ve already heard of, like PolyMet’s proposal to treat polluted waters for hundreds of years after closure. But there are others that may be new to you, like the loss of moose habitat and the public health risk from asbestos-like minerals.
That’s why we are launching a new website this morning called PolyMet Problems. Our goal, with your help, is to make sure the DNR addresses all of the impacts of Polymet’s mine plan before considering permits and that Minnesotans understand all that is at stake.
For each PolyMet Problem, you can learn more, tell the DNR what you think, and share them on Facebook and Twitter. Today, we started with 10 PolyMet Problems, but there are more. We’ll prepare summaries and share other PolyMet Problems over the coming weeks, so be sure to check back often and follow us on Facebook to keep up to date.
Over 6,000 people have already told the DNR that PolyMet’s mine plan is deeply flawed. PolyMet Problems gives you a chance to pick a specific issue you care about and help make sure the DNR gives it the attention it deserves.
Please explore PolyMet Problems. We hope you find the information useful and share it with your friends and family.
Paul Austin is Executive Director of Conservation Minnesota, a non-profit organization that works to solve the conservation problems that are most important to Minnesotans.
Take action to stop PolyMet from getting a permit! Deb Harley
I have been made aware of many of the disturbing details and unsubstantiated claims put forth in the PolyMet Environmental Impact Statement that they released in Dec. 2013, and I feel it's imperative that we take action to stop PolyMet from getting a permit!
".... We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors; we borrow it from our Children." --Ancient Indian Proverb
Can the Minnesota DNR fix Polymet's Problems?