PolyMet Mining Receives Draft Permit to Mine

- January 5th, 2018

PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX:POM,NYSEAMERICAN:PLM) announced that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released a draft permit to mine for the company.

PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX:POM,NYSEAMERICAN:PLM) announced that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released a draft permit to mine for the company.
If approved, the permit will allow PolyMet’s wholly owned subsidiary to construct and operate the NorthMet copper-nickel-precious metals project under conditions laid out by the DNR.
As quoted in the press release:

In releasing the draft Permit to Mine for the PolyMet NorthMet Project, the DNR also announced that public hearings on the draft permit will be held February 7 and 8 in Aurora and Duluth, respectively.  Separately today, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced that the February 7 and 8 events also will serve as public meetings on the draft air and water quality permits for the NorthMet mine with their respective conditions. The draft air and water permits, including related conditions, will be available from the PCA prior to the meetings. The state posts draft permits, their status and related information on www.polymet.mn.gov.

Jon Cherry, president and CEO of PolyMet, commented:

We believe our mine design meets all necessary requirements to construct and operate the mine in compliance with state law under the published draft permit conditions. Public comment on these conditions is the last step before DNR makes its final decision.

Click here to read the full PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX:POM,NYSEAMERICAN:PLM) press release.

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