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ECHO/Pag 9 Section 1 ELY e SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019 I HIGH FIVE FROM UNCLE ERIC - Cancer survivor Zeke Urbas gives Eric Urbas a high five after finding a piece of candy in a luminary bag with his name on it. ! , by Mesabi Daily Statement after a unani- peals court's decision in May ment. lution Control Agency broke cleared by the DNR, U.S. News mous decision in May by covered three consolidated The top court's decision protocol and irresponsibly Forest Service and U.S. The Minnesota Supreme the Minnesota Court of Ap- appeals filed in 2018.gives PolyMet a victory in handled concerns over the Army Corps of Engineers Court on Tuesday denied peals to uphold the Minne- "This action effectively the seemingly never-end- mine by the federal EPA. in November 2015. a petition to appeal the en- sota Department of Natural closes out any remaining ing back and forth over its MPCA officials maintain PolyMet is trying to open vironmental review for the Resources review, which challenges tothestaterelated permits and environmental they worked with EPA of- the state'sfirstcopper-nickel PolyMet copper-nickel mine spanned more than a decade, to the environmental review submissions, which comes ficials to address their con- mine near Hoyt Lakes and near Hoyt Lakes. Groups filing the peti- and allows us to sharpen our as the Ramsey County Dis- cerns, and those changes are is expected to provide 360 Two environmental tion were Twin Cities-based focus on financing, building trict Court investigates the reflected in the final permit, permanent jobs to the East groups petitioned the high Minnesota Center for En- and operating Minnesota's company's water permit over PolyMet was back to the Range. court for a supplemental vironmental Advocacy and first copper-nickel-precious irregularities, drawing board early in its Environmental Impact Friends of the Boundary metals mine," said PolyMet What's in question is environmental review pro- Waters Wilderness. The ap- CEO Jon Cherry, in a state- whether the Minnesota Pol- cess, but the final EIS was J Just where is Ely, Minnesota? 7he Strange Story ThogSl tS on why E ?, N m esota Human isr t La ,: cta Illustrations by artist Claire Taylor with color photographs from the author, Greg Ash and Ken Hupila. on Start a new Echo print subscription & get one FREE East of Ely by Dave KztkoHan Table of Contents A. Ode to ~e ~oat ~n~ Cane~ L~unches o~ me ~WCA llow w~ Cope ~tum to tie memento 1 From ~ V~sher's oov lt~, to the lowly J~ck pme Where lt~e All the r~,d~r o,ne The other Ilowltng errata= of t~e Noah W~ m~zz~d+ The J~ m~m.y ~m~krlu, t The Light o~ me North D~,~owrm~ m~ mr~ or tie so~*r Count,~ The Light of the ~,nh (Condude.b Th~ r~seu~ or I~nni. and his Dud T~ a D~ug~ter V~s~in~ Wh~t was i th~.k~n 6 rh* A~ ol'th~ What to do ~er Hade~ f~z~. over 7 up hill both w.ya Junk y~ ~ ofth~ he~ m',d ~ouh p~n t Junk yard, of me hear, and muh P.rt 2 s hound ~ ~ ii~ for Our ~uture Forest 9 A las.on from tie Lun,~tic Fd.ge Should There b HO~ for Our Future ~orest (Concluded) rove stage~ of ~in t~st in the Woo~ I0 Wadm~ In .nd Out and Sack Into Loon Crup Rolling wilh the lock of ages I I Rolling Wllh the rock of ages (Concluded) How Samuel Ely raised the bar as Ely's name~tkc 12 T~e strange ~lory why Ely, Minne~ma isn't in Can.do : 13 The Slow Ticking Time Bomb of Waitlng for Spring A "Pale of Two Forests 14 Antifreez~ for the SOUl HOW I lost and found my Treasured Fishing Lure 15 Three lee Water Dunks About My "~/o Pet Snowmobiles 16 East of Ely by Dave Krikorian page booklet with over 40 of the artic les Dave Krikorian wrote between 2017-2018 for the Ely Echo : Includes illustrations and color photographs. hase a copy of the booklet for $12.95 plus tax start a brand new ar' s scri ti n to the Ely in print and take one home FREE. THE ELY ECHO 15 East Chapman Street Ely MN 55731 218-365-3141