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Advances in Lawsuit Against PolyMet Mining: Maslon Serving as Plaintiff Pro Bono Representation

February 13, 2020

A Maslon pro bono team led by Evan Nelson and Margo Brownell, including attorneys Bill Pentelovitch, Judah Druck, Mike Sheran, Justin Rose, and paralegal Tanya Carter, have vigorously provided pro bono representation to Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness in their litigation challenging PolyMet permits in the courts. Maslon has worked with co-relators WaterLegacy, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

View most recent media coverage for updates on the matter:

February 12, 2020: Evidentiary Hearing

Law360: "Minn. Tells State Court it Properly Issued Mine Permits."

January 28, 2020: Evidentiary Hearing

MinnPost: "Wiggle Room, Deleted Emails, and a Controversial Phone Call: What we Learned After Five Days of Testimony in the PolyMet Hearing."

January 25, 2020Evidentiary Hearing

Star Tribune: "MPCA Again Grilled in Court Over Handling PolyMet Mine E-mails."

January 23, 2020: Evidentiary Hearing

MPR News: "As Court Case Continues, MPCA Defends Handling of PolyMet Permit, Citing Efficiency."

January 22, 2020: Evidentiary Hearing

Star Tribune: "Retired EPA Officials Testifies That PolyMet Water Permit Negotiation Were Unusual."

MPR News: "In Court, Environmental Regulators Accused of Suppressing Comments in PolyMet Case."

January 14, 2020: Significant Victory

Star Tribune: "Minnesota Court Rejects Three PolyMet Permits, Sends Them Back to DNR for Hearing."

MPR News: "Court Reverses PolyMet's Key DNR Permits; Calls for Contested Case Hearing."

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