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January 20, 2017
US Energy Secretary nominee Rick Perry leaves after the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. REUTERS/Saul Loeb/Pool
Trump could take quick action on energy, environment and climate
8 hours 4 min ago
January 11, 2017
The rusty patched bumble bee has been declining in recent years due to habitat loss, climate chnage and neonicotinoid pesticides. The species on Tuesday became the fist bumble bee in the continental U.S. to get Endangered Species Act protection. Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institute
Bumblebee placed on federal endangered species list
January 11, 2017 - 10:55pm
January 10, 2017
Bushmills Ethanol plans expansion pending MPCA review
January 10, 2017 - 10:53pm
January 3, 2017
Renville County wants state funding before taking on buffer law enforcement
January 3, 2017 - 9:23pm
December 27, 2016
Zebra mussels are shown in a Tribune file photo.
Public awareness, beefed-up inspection will be key in county's battle against aquatic invasive species
December 27, 2016 - 6:39am
December 15, 2016
Apple's new MacBooks are displayed following an Apple event in San Francisco March 9, 2015.   REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/File Photo
California adopts first U.S. energy-saving rules for computers
December 15, 2016 - 7:59am
November 30, 2016
Poll finds NE Minnesota support for copper mining
November 30, 2016 - 8:27am
November 21, 2016
MPCA seeks comments on proposed hog feedlot in Swift County
November 21, 2016 - 5:47am
October 24, 2016
The Kandiyohi County Landfill fee structure will change, starting Jan. 1. Among the changes the minimum fee for those who self-haul their garbage is going up. And for safety, self-haulers such as those shown in the background of this June 2015 photo will no longer be allowed into the landfill itself. Rand Middleton / Tribune file photo
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
October 24, 2016 - 7:44pm
September 26, 2016
TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE Scott Sparlin
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
September 26, 2016 - 8:54pm
September 19, 2016
In this undated photo, the John Amos coal-fired power plant is visible behind a home in Poca, West Virginia. With coal production slowing due to stricter environmental controls, the availability of natural gas and a shift to surface mining, the state's coal country has been hit hard with job losses and business closures. REUTERS
Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burden
September 19, 2016 - 2:08pm
Minnesota River Congress seeks public input
September 19, 2016 - 9:25am
September 3, 2016
Adding trees to the prairie landscape can provide economic and environmental benefits. Trees can be used to improve pastures, protect soil from erosion and crops from stress. Here, cattle graze at the Moonstone Farm near Montevideo, where woody plants have been incorporated into the overall farm operation. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune)
Trees have a place on the prairie, with benefits to landscape and economy
September 3, 2016 - 3:20pm
September 2, 2016
Katie Laughlin
Laughlin returns, Hatlestad promoted on CURE staff
September 2, 2016 - 9:09am
Field day set Sept. 15 in Lake Wilson
September 2, 2016 - 9:08am