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September 16, 2018
Washington County water-cleaning projects won't start until 2020
September 16, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 2, 2018
Students from the South Washington County School District 833 (Woodbury, East Ridge, Park and Next Step Transition) sort seemingly endless bags of recycled plastic into 20 foot dumpsters as a part of the State Fair Recycling Project at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Saturday, Sept 1. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Trash talk: Recycling at State Fair isn’t as easy as it sounds, but growing
September 2, 2018 - 7:05pm
July 3, 2018
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks display at Detroit Lakes, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
June 28, 2018
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
June 19, 2018
Commissioners frustrated with Minnesota pipeline options
June 19, 2018 - 10:47pm
June 17, 2018
Protestors both inside and outside the fenced-in Enbridge pipeyard in Carlton County protest the proposed Line 3 reconstruction. Bob King / Forum News Service
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
June 17, 2018 - 7:30am
June 12, 2018
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With help, Moorhead business aims to be 'the most sustainable little malt plant in the world'
June 12, 2018 - 10:26am
June 11, 2018
The cover of Grant Merritt's book.
Autobiography relates life of Duluth's Grant Merritt: Environmental pioneer helped lead charge to stop dumping mine waste in Lake Superior
June 11, 2018 - 6:00am
June 9, 2018
Quinn Palar, Cottage Grove forester, left, and intern Danny Nichols attach pesticide feeds to a port drilled into an ash tree in Cottage Grove, Minn., on Thursday, June 7. Palar and his team will attempt to treat 1,000 of the roughly 3,000 ash trees that the city of Cottage Grove is responsible for. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Ash borer dilemma: Cut or treat? Homeowners’ options unpleasant with insect sure to wipe out tree species
June 9, 2018 - 2:29pm
June 7, 2018
Two Wolves travel in a single-file line across ice and snow in winter near Isle Royale. (Rolf Peterson / National Park Service)
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction to begin
June 7, 2018 - 5:48pm
June 3, 2018
Twin Ports face numerous chemical risks
June 3, 2018 - 5:00am
Storage tanks damaged by fire frame several refining towers at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior. The refinery experienced a large fire earlier this year that damaged much of the infrastructure at the facility. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
The risk remains: Refinery’s use of hydrogen fluoride not going anywhere fast
June 3, 2018 - 5:00am
May 31, 2018
Coalition signs letters opposing Twin Metals' mineral leases
May 31, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 21, 2018
The Fargo-Moorhead Plastic Bag Task Force aims to reduce the number of bags littering the community and ending up in landfills by providing more education and opportunities to recycle. Forum News Service file photo
Fargo task force seeks reduction in plastic bag use
May 21, 2018 - 9:22pm
May 16, 2018
The S.S. William A. Irvin has sat in Minnesota Slip since 1986. Tentative plans to move the 611-foot-long freighter out of the slip so that contaminated bottom sediments can be leveled and covered with clean material are moving forward. Moving the floating museum would present difficulties, as it is only inches narrower than the open channel when the slip’s pedestrian bridge is in the open position. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Irvin faces a tight squeeze as preliminary plans to move historic ship underway in Duluth
May 16, 2018 - 11:38am