Group asks Minnesota Supreme Court to hear mineral leases case
A group of Lake County residents today asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to consider their case asking the state to conduct environmental reviews before state mineral rights are leased to mining companies.
The state Department of Natural Resources auctions off the right to explore for valuable minerals like copper and gold under lands where the state owns the mineral rights. Some residents want an environmental review before those auctions are held.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.