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April 9, 2018
The Minnesota state Capitrol building was where the home stretch of the 2018 legislative session began Monday, April 9, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers look at increased penalties for attacking police
April 9, 2018 - 3:19pm
March 5, 2018
Cottage Grove, Minn., houses one of the east metro's 3M sites. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
GOP lawmakers concerned about 3M lawsuit settlement
March 5, 2018 - 4:31pm
February 19, 2018
Minnesota vs. Minnesota: Agency pushes back in $5 billion 3M suit
February 19, 2018 - 6:00am
February 10, 2018
Minnesota vs. 3M: A guide to the $5B trial: State’s biggest environmental lawsuit, over company’s PFCs in groundwater, starts this month
February 10, 2018 - 4:25pm
February 3, 2018
The City of Fargo keeps its salt in this dome seen Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, near the Central Garage to keep rain from washing it away.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
'Permanent pollutant': Salt to melt ice on streets posing growing risk to Minnesota's lakes
February 3, 2018 - 1:34pm
January 16, 2018
Water flows into a tailings pond at the Suncor Energy oil sands mine in this aerial photograph taken near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, on June 4, 2015. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg)
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
January 16, 2018 - 10:10am
November 20, 2017
Minn. seeks $5 billion for alleged 3M pollution
November 20, 2017 - 8:52pm
August 11, 2017
Minnesota's sewage systems are aging, with state officials saying many need major upgrades in coming years. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency photo.
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
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
March 18, 2017
Todd Holman, Baxter City Council member, Mississippi Headwaters Program Director for the Nature Conservancy, and coordinator of the Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape Program, explains the history and purpose of the latter at Camp Ripley, Minn., Thursday, March 16, 2017. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Outside Camp Ripley, pine trees and prairie stand sentinel
March 18, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 31, 2016
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
August 31, 2016 - 3:00am
May 2, 2016
Burning household garbage source of pollution, report says
May 2, 2016 - 4:53pm
April 21, 2015
Area cases among MPCA enforcement actions for first quarter
April 21, 2015 - 11:20am
October 1, 2014
Letter: We need to protect all of Minnesota's waterways
October 1, 2014 - 11:47pm
June 27, 2014
Dog’s death prompts pollution agency to issue alert on toxic algae blooms
June 27, 2014 - 8:38am
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