PolyMet Files Appeal with Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet has filed an appeal with the Minnesota Supreme Court, regarding a decision about their permits. PolyMet has filed an appeal with the Minnesota Supreme Court, regarding a decision about their permits. |  Photo: WDIO FILE

Created: February 11, 2020 06:00 PM

PolyMet has filed an appeal with the Minnesota Supreme Court, seeking to overturn a Court of Appeals decision that sent some of their permits back to the DNR.

At the capital, a group of supporters stood together, united in their stance about the petition.

Nancy Norr, chair of Jobs for Minnesotans, said, "We are resilient .We plan on being here to support the project through completion. Greater Minnesota is looking for economic investment, and this project has gone through 15 years of rigorous permitting."

Back in January, the Minnesota Court of Appeals sent the permit to mine and dam safety permits back to the DNR, and told the agency it must hold a contested case hearing.

AgriGrowth, American Council of Engineering Companies, Association of General Contractors, Iron Mining Association, and MiningMinnesota were all there on Tuesday. So were the Steelworkers.

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