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Demonstrators gather protesting climate change outside the office of U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) in New York Jan. 9, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
U.S. will change course on climate policy, says former EPA transition head
January 30, 2017 - 12:56pm
January 27, 2017
Director of Mineral Resoruces Lynn Helms testifies Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, to the Senate Appropriations Committee about the impact of proposed budget cuts to the oversight of oil and gas development. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Budget cuts could reduce ND's oversight of oil, gas
January 27, 2017 - 7:32pm
January 25, 2017
Canoeists that started at the headwaters of the Mississippi River paddle through northern Minnesota in this 2010 file photo. Forum News Service
Starting clear, Mississippi River heavily polluted as it flows into Twin Cities
January 25, 2017 - 12:57pm
January 17, 2017
Pipeline leak causes spill near Bowman
January 17, 2017 - 6:51pm
Insects that burrowed into trees in China got a free ride to Minnesota when untreated logs were made into rustic furniture and shipped to the U.S. Insect experts are worried that, if the bugs escape into the wild, they could wreak havoc on Minnesota trees. Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Warning: Your furniture may be infested
January 17, 2017 - 5:17pm
January 15, 2017
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Waste or recycle: How will you use your phone book?
January 15, 2017 - 10:00pm
January 12, 2017
Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, testifies in favor of a bill Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, that would change the threshold for oil spill reporting. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Oil spill reporting bill gets mixed reviews
January 12, 2017 - 6:58pm
January 10, 2017
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
January 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
January 5, 2017
T01.05.2017 -- Steve Kuchera -- 010617.N.DNT.PlasticbagsC2 -- Anna Campbell bags and boxes groceries for a customer at Mount Royal Market on Thursday. Several groups are pushing for a Duluth city ordinance that would ban plastic shopping bags and put a $.05 charge on each paper shopping bag. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Group seeks Duluth ban on plastic shopping bags
January 5, 2017 - 11:09pm
January 4, 2017
$7,500 fine issued to oil company that couldn't locate pipelines in ND
January 4, 2017 - 5:06pm
January 1, 2017
Cleveland, on the shores of Lake Erie, made progress on what could be the country's first freshwater offshore wind-turbines installation.
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Five U.S. cities at the forefront of the fight against climate change
January 1, 2017 - 8:44am
December 21, 2016
Polluters dumping 22M pounds of plastics into Great Lakes annually
December 21, 2016 - 7:29pm
December 19, 2016
The massive Big John dragline works to reshape the rocky landscape in some of the last sections to be mined for coal at the Hobet site in Boone County, W.Va., May 12, 2016. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst/File Photo
U.S. finalizes rule to protect waterways from coal mining; Trump likely to overturn it
December 19, 2016 - 3:22pm
December 18, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama talks to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman David Archambault II (L) as they attend the Cannon Ball Flag Day Celebration at the Cannon Ball Powwow Grounds on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, June 13, 2014. To match Insight USA-PIPELINE/NATIVEAMERICANS-INTERVENTION   REUTERS/Larry Downing/File Photo
Standing Rock's 'Little Dave' leads fight against Big Oil
December 18, 2016 - 8:00am
December 17, 2016
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. The Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
December 17, 2016 - 2:32pm
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