Sites of proposed copper-nickel mines in Minnesota

Robert Boos
Dec. 2, 2013

A study on how an open pit copper-nickel mine could change the landscape just north of the town of Hoyt Lakes will be released in a 1,800-page environmental impact statement available on Dec. 6.

This map shows the locations of proposed sites for the PolyMet and Twin Metals copper-nickel mines northern Minnesota. Zoom the map for additional geographic context. Toggle the layers on or off using the legend.

Read more of the story here.

Map by Robert Boos, MPR News.