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January 10, 2017
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
January 10, 2017 - 10:02pm
December 22, 2016
Great Lakes get 22 million pounds of plastics annually
December 22, 2016 - 10:20am
December 13, 2016
Oil is pictured in Ash Coulee Creek northwest of Belfield, N.D., on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Submitted photo
UPDATED: Oil pipeline spill near Belfield, ND, estimated at 176,000 gallons
December 13, 2016 - 8:36am
December 12, 2016
Veit Construction dredges wood waste from the bottom of Radio Tower Bay in October 2014. (File photo | Forum News Service)
Great Lakes spending included in federal water bill
December 12, 2016 - 6:03pm
December 8, 2016
$1 million in environmental grants available
December 8, 2016 - 6:00am
December 6, 2016
ND oil pipeline shut down after ‘significant’ spill in creek
December 6, 2016 - 9:18pm
November 29, 2016
Janet McTavish talks about the quilt she made to show support for the on Standing Rock reservation who are protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. The quilt is one to the items that will be featured at a Dec. 9 art exhibit/concert/fundraiser at the American Indian Community Housing Organization. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Duluth exhibition will support Standing Rock
November 29, 2016 - 1:05pm
November 23, 2016
Winona LaDuke listens to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in July of 2013 discuss a northern Minnesota oil pipeline. (Don Davis | Forum News Service)
Environmental activist LaDuke talks about fights against pipelines
November 23, 2016 - 10:48am
November 15, 2016
David Remucal gathers tiny seeds from native orchid plants to store in a seed bank. Dan Kraker / MPR News
Their mission: Saving Minnesota's rare orchids before it's too late
November 15, 2016 - 1:04pm
November 3, 2016
Explorer Will Steger encountered a virgin stand of old-growth maple, cedar and spruce trees in Lake County near Finland, Minn., in 1996 and eventually purchased the land to keep it undeveloped. He's now sold the land to the Nature Conservancy. Photo by Derek Montgomery for the Nature Conservancy.
Virgin forest with trees up to 200 years old purchased from Will Steger
November 3, 2016 - 1:00am
October 28, 2016
Workers take part in a "deconstruction" of an old motel on U.S. Highway 2 in Cass Lake as part of a program where the recycled materials will be made into new products or sold as construction material. (June Breneman)
Building northland careers with deconstruction: Social enterprise provides jobs, teaches skills and saves resources
October 28, 2016 - 7:20pm
October 20, 2016
EQB hears request to add human health to environmental reviews
October 20, 2016 - 9:10am
October 19, 2016
Two members of the Diné tribe in Arizona, also known as the Navajo, carry a young red pine cut from the woods around Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet Tuesday morning. They and other volunteers were cutting and transporting trees to be used to build tepees and lodges at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota in support of the ongoing protest there. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Solid support: Local trees from Cloquet harvested for North Dakota protest
October 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
Doctors try again for health study on copper mines: Environmental Quality Board will consider including health impacts in environmental review
October 19, 2016 - 1:00am
October 14, 2016
Leech Lake Band recognized for clean energy plan
October 14, 2016 - 5:23pm