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January 18, 2018
2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday. : NOAA graphic
2017 was among the planet's hottest years on record, government scientists report
January 18, 2018 - 4:06pm
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
January 11, 2018
Judge rejects PCA's proposed sulfate limit for wild rice waters: Impact unclear with old, unenforced statewide regulation still in place
January 11, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
January 9, 2018
PCA plans to deny sulfate variance for Minntac taconite processing center
January 9, 2018 - 11:57pm
Analysis: NASA is going back to the moon - if it can figure out how to get there
January 9, 2018 - 8:43am
January 8, 2018
The Thomas Fire burns through the Romero and Toro Canyons in Montecito, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017. (Hilary Swift for The New York Times)
Hurricanes, wildfires made 2017 the most costly US disaster year on record
January 8, 2018 - 2:27pm
James Creamer, right, and Victor Causey tong oysters from the cat point oyster reef in Apalachicola Bay, Florida.  Photo for The Washington Post by Mark Wallheiser
On Florida's 'Forgotten Coast,' a Supreme Court fight over fresh water
January 8, 2018 - 1:05pm
January 7, 2018
Volunteers are needed to trek into the woods later this winter to look for spruce grouse fecal pellets, which are typically long, skinny and greenish black. Minnesota DNR photo.
Volunteers needed to count spruce grouse poop
January 7, 2018 - 7:25am
January 2, 2018
State Auditor Rebecca Otto
Minnesota DFL green caucus endorses Otto for governor
January 2, 2018 - 7:02pm
December 31, 2017
After a December storm hit the North Shore, spray from waves in the Grand Marais harbor coated the rope railings that run along the Grand Marais Lakewalk. Sundberg captured the scene at sunset. Paul Sundberg photo
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
December 29, 2017
A billboard on Highway 2 just west of Grand Rapids sponsored by Honor the Earth is critical of Enbridge Line 3 project. Bob King / Forum News Service
Grand Rapids serves as ground zero for Enbridge Line 3
December 29, 2017 - 7:37am
December 24, 2017
School district, BSU, Sanford eye joint solar project
December 24, 2017 - 9:22am
December 20, 2017
PolyMet financial assurance doesn't cover catastrophe
December 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 11, 2017
Led by a group of Anishinaabe drummers, about 100 people march down County Rd. 6 in Carlton County to the entrance of an Enbridge oil pipe storage yard Monday afternoon. The protest was peaceful. Bob King / Forum News Service
Protesters march across rural Carlton County
December 11, 2017 - 10:57pm