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May 23, 2017
Nature Conservancy to plant 100,000 pines in cool spots in northern Minnesota to withstand climate change
May 23, 2017 - 10:35pm
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has won a more than $1 million settlement against Dale Cich, Diane C. Anderson and J & D Services for hazardous waste violations at this former fuel recycling business in Aurora. MPCA photo.
Court orders Duluth businessman, partner to pay $1 million in fines, fees for pollution violations
May 23, 2017 - 8:15pm
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 19, 2017
Staff photo of a Keurig
Keurig designing eco-friendly K-cups
May 19, 2017 - 3:14pm
May 10, 2017
This file photo shows work on the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota last year. Forum News Service file photo
84-gallon spill reported on Dakota Access Pipeline in northern SD
May 10, 2017 - 5:25pm
May 8, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female mutilation penalties
May 8, 2017 - 3:20pm
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady, a golden retriever mix, to detect zebra mussels in a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing north of Duluth Thursday morning. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR adds more dogs to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
May 4, 2017 - 8:21pm
April 30, 2017
Letter: House Republicans shunning conservation community
April 30, 2017 - 10:26pm
Column: Common-sense reforms protect your water and your wallet
April 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
April 28, 2017
Livestock feedlots of all sizes could have increased pollution reporting requirements because of a U.S. Appeals Court decision on April 11 in Washington, D.C. Photo taken February 2010 near Edgeley, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
April 28, 2017 - 8:05pm
Swans paddle near the Mackinac Bridge, spanning the Straits of Mackinac which connect two of the Great Lakes, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, in Mackinaw, Michigan in June 2006. Tim Burke/Michigan Department of Transportation/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo
Next battleground: An aging Great Lakes pipeline stirs new protest
April 28, 2017 - 10:27am
April 16, 2017
Kevin Bovee of the Lake Superior Steelhead Association describes how a stream improvement on the upper Knife River has narrowed the river's channel. Bob King / Forum News Service
Shoring up a stream: Angling group spearheads project to benefit Knife River steelhead
April 16, 2017 - 4:29pm
April 12, 2017
The vehicle barrier on the U.S.- Mexico border weaves around Saguaro cactus in the Sonoran desert on the Tohono O'odham reservation in Chukut Kuk, Arizona April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Climate change upsets lives guided by nature, Native Americans say
April 12, 2017 - 12:44pm
April 11, 2017
Fish and Wildlife Service officer Heidi Kueller dodges flying carp during the Asian Carp assessment on the Illinois River in this Fish and Wildlife Service photo.
Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to release Asian carp project
April 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 2, 2017
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls during the 2016 spring runoff on the Knife River. A new genetics study indicates that steelhead rainbow trout and Kamloops rainbow trout are interbreeding in North Shore streams. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Study: Steelhead, Kamloops rainbows interbreeding on North Shore
April 2, 2017 - 11:14am
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