February 29, 2012
PolyMet Acquires Control of Wetlands
ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 29, 2012) - PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX:POM)(NYSE Amex:PLM) ("PolyMet" or the "Company") today announced that, through its wholly owned US subsidiary, it has acquired control of land that it plans to restore to wetlands. PolyMet controls 100% of the development-stage NorthMet copper-nickel-precious metals ore-body and the nearby Erie Plant, located near Hoyt Lakes in the established mining district of the Mesabi Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota.
PolyMet has entered into an agreement with AG for Waterfowl, LLP ("AG") whereby PolyMet will pay AG US$2.0 million cash and issue 2,788,902 of its common shares and a warrant to purchase 1,083,333 of its common shares at US$1.50 per share at any time until December 31, 2015 in exchange for a mortgage over land currently in agricultural use that AG will restore to wetlands.
The transaction will close upon approval by appropriate securities regulatory authorities, which is anticipated in early March.
Did anybody go to college and study Ecology?
Geology, Hydrology? Business Law? what, you are all
BA's general college.
Most of the rains forest parks in Costa Rica are owned
Utility companies in developed countries. You put carbon in the atmosphere you have to take it out. plant a tree.
clean water is what makes Minn. great. This is good news for
WHY would they ever agree to dilute shareholders to buy AG land and convert it to wetlands? Polymet doesn't have any waterfowl wetlands so why are they doing this? Polymet sits in the middle of Boreal Forest Land, not waterfowl ag land. Shareholders get the screws again.