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Lawmaker accuses PolyMet of being a shell

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ST. PAUL — A southwest Minnesota legislator claims the company proposing a northeastern copper-nickel mine is a shell corporation that does not have enough financial assets to assure that environmental problems it leaves could be cleaned up.

Rep. Andrew Falk, D-Murdock, also questioned Tuesday whether PolyMet intends to follow up with financial promises.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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