Fourth lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange – Twin Cities

DULUTH — Another lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Forest Service decision to approve the land exchange that enables PolyMet Mining Inc. to acquire the property where it wants to build Minnesota’s first copper mine.

The groups Save Our Sky Blue Waters, Save Lake Superior Association and the Sierra Club North Star Chapter filed the suit late Monday in federal court in Minnesota, claiming the Forest Service violated the federal Weeks Act that dictates how some national forest land must be used.

It’s the fourth suit filed against the land exchange but the first to target the Weeks Act. 

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