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State to deny water pollution variance for Iron Range ...

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Tuesday said it plans to deny U.S. Steel a variance in its water pollution discharge permit for the company's massive Minntac taconite iron ore ...

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Taconite Iron Ore NESHAP Economic Impact Analysis

Agency (EPA) is developing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for the taconite processing source category. Taconite mining and processing fall under the North

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Minnesota Iron Mining News - taconite

IRRRB approves taconite tax rebates to mining companies Dec 28th, 2016 12:00 AM. by John Myers, Duluth News TribuneMinnesota's largest mining companies got some gifts a few days late this holiday season, but it was well worth the wait.Read more. US steel industry expected to return to growth Dec 27th, 2016 12:00 AM

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Metals Emissions from Taconite Ore Processing Facilities ...

Agency (EPA), tend to overestimate metals emissions from the taconite ore processing industry. This paper presents some of the source-specific metals emission data that have become available to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). These source-specific metals emission data, though

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Hard-fought United States vs. Reserve Mining changed ...

Hard-fought United States vs. Reserve Mining changed environmentalism ... as more and more scientists began to weigh in on the taconite deposits, the agency was convinced of .

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Department of Natural Resources declines environmental ...

PolyMet Mining Corp. () is a publicly traded mine development company that owns 100 percent of Poly Met Mining, Inc., a Minnesota corporation that controls 100 percent of the ...

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Taconite - Wikipedia

The SS Edmund Fitzgerald, which sank in Lake Superior on November 10, 1975, was carrying about 26,116 long tons of taconite pellets. Taconite and human health. Beginning in 1955, the crushed waste rock (tailings) from processing taconite of the Reserve Mining Company in Minnesota were discharged in a slurry into Lake Superior.

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Mn/DOT Office of Environmental Services

Office of Environmental Stewardship for additional information or legal requirements. Background . The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) current (2016) Standard Specification for Construction manual allows taconite to be used in bituminous mixtures and states that taconite tailings ".shall be obtained

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Mesothelioma in iron ore (taconite) miners | Occupational ...

Lambert et al 1 report on the relationship between exposure to elongate mineral particles (EMPs) and the incidence of mesothelioma among Minnesota iron ore miners. In a previous study, mesothelioma mortality was found to be increased among workers employed in the Minnesota mining industry.2 Based on 30 observed deaths, a standardised mortality ratio (SMR) of 2.77 with a 95% CI of 1.87 to 3.96 ...

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Gogebic Taconite says Wisconsin mine isn't feasible; cites ...

Williams said the EPA had done nothing directly to slow down the Gogebic Taconite mine, but he said the agency's stance in Alaska raised too many doubts. ... Mining of metals runs the risk of ...

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Mining | Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Mining Mining has a long history in Minnesota. Iron ore has been mined here since the 1800s, and the taconite industry is an important sector in our state's economy. Today, the state's extensive copper and nickel deposits are just being proposed to be mined.

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Taconite Iron Ore Processing: National Emission Standards ...

On October 30, 2003 the Environmental Protection Agency issued a final rule which includes technology-based National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) to reduce emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) from taconite iron ore processing facilities. These NESHAP implement ...

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STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Pollution Control Agency ... project include all the activities covered under the original MSI project including mining, ore processing, direct reduced iron (DRI) production and steel-making, but would entail higher taconite pellet production and associated

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Taconite Federal ...

the nitrogen oxides (NOx) limits for taconite furnaces at facilities owned and operated by Cliffs Natural Resources (Cliffs) and ArcelorMittal USA LLC (ArcelorMittal). Cliffs owns and operates Tilden Mining and United Taconite. Hibbing is owned by Cliffs, ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel and operated by Cliffs.

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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency commissioner ...

As the federal Environmental Protection Agency continues to investigate whether it should take away Minnesota's authority to regulate taconite mines, the state's Pollution Control Agency has ...

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Gogebic Taconite - Wikipedia

Gogebic Taconite is an iron-ore mining company in development stage, based in Florida, with a presence in Hurley, Wisconsin. The company, owned by the larger mining organizations, Cline Resource and Development Group, is at the center of a dispute among politicians, community groups, environmental organizations, Native American tribal councils and various stakeholders because of a .

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Performance of Taconite Aggregates in thin lift HMA

This project was undertaken to advance the knowledge of the beneficial uses of taconite mining coarse tailings (taconite fine aggregate) for thin lift hot mix asphalt (HMA), to facilitate technical information gathering and marketing of such uses and properties, and to encourage the beneficial

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Agency looks to when ore's no more | National News ...

It's a state agency — the only one headquartered outside of St. Paul, in Eveleth. It's the only one that serves just a portion of the state. ... mining. That's OK now, with six taconite mines ...

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Taconite tax plan draws fire | News | grandrapidsmn

ST. PAUL — The Iron Mining Association's request for a 95-cent reduction in the taconite production tax sparked heated reaction from Iron Range lawmakers and lobbyists at the Capitol Tuesday.

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Minnesota puts taconite mine permitting "on pause" - Agate

May 09, 2016 · Minnesota puts taconite mine permitting "on pause" ... the state's Pollution Control Agency has put most of the agency's work on mining permits "on pause." On an April 28 th visit to Duluth to campaign for Gov. Dayton's bonding proposal to clean up historic pollution in the St. Louis River, MPCA Commissioner John Link Stine said ...

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