PRM examination of OLC “targeted killing” memo

On June 23rd, the White House produced the so-called al-Awlaki “targeted killing” memo, which had long been sought by government transparency and civil liberty groups. The memo was released after an appeals court victory by the ACLU and the New York Times. Public Record Media had also sought the al-Awlaki document through a 2011 Freedom […]

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Mining records: DNR document review #2

Public Record Media has posted a second set of documents obtained through a public data request made to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  The documents largely center on metallic mineral leases sought by DMC (USA) LLC, a subsidiary of Duluth Metals Limited. Other documents detail activities undertaken by Twin Metals Minnesota, which is a […]

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Mining records: DNR document review #1

Public Record Media has been reviewing documents released under a 2013 Data Practices Act request to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).  The documents relate to several mining projects situated in the northern portions of the state, including traditional “ferrous” taconite operations, as well as proposals for “nonferrous” copper-sulfide mines.  The later form of […]

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