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March 7, 2018
Minnesota Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative have proposed a $700 million natural gas power plant, Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which would be located near the Calumet refinery in Superior, Wis., and provide up to 550 megawatts of power. (Courtesy Minnesota Power)
Large power users have own idea to meet future power needs in Minnesota
March 7, 2018 - 6:06pm
March 4, 2018
Greg Silsbe of the University of Maryland (left) shovels slush and ice chips from a patch of bare ice on Side Lake as Ted Ozersky of the Large Lakes Observatory drills the last of six holes through the ice. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Fishing for data: Research may help predict impact of diminishing ice, snow on lake ecosystems
March 4, 2018 - 9:23pm
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. Forum News Service file photo
Minn. DNR considers new rainbow trout management options
March 4, 2018 - 6:00am
March 1, 2018
Poll shows growing opposition to mine near Boundary Waters
March 1, 2018 - 8:09pm
February 28, 2018
Oklahoma toughens oil fracking rules as shale earthquakes climb
February 28, 2018 - 1:40pm
February 26, 2018
Piles of debris are seen in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands, on January 22, 2018. Disposing of tons of roofing materials and vegetal debris is a significant challange for the islands. Environmentalists opposed an Army Corps of Engineers plan to burn debris.  Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
Mountains of trash left behind by hurricanes inflame debate in US Virgin Islands
February 26, 2018 - 8:39pm
The Minnesota Department of Resources will host a meeting and open Friday in Willmar to discuss groundwater resources within Kandiyohi County, county water use statistics and the DNR water appropriation permit program. Municipal water systems are the largest user of groundwater in Kandiyohi County, followed by crop irrigation. (Carrie Snyder / Forum News Service file)
DNR to host meeting Friday in Willmar on groundwater sustainability
February 26, 2018 - 7:15am
February 20, 2018
Pam Schmidt, customer service solutions analyst for Minnesota Power, describes the several varieties of electric and hybrid electric cars on display at the DECC Tuesday afternoon. To her left is the Chevy Bolt, a fully electric car. Bob King / Forum News Service
Electric cars sales, efficiency continue to grow
February 20, 2018 - 7:27pm
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 9, 2018
Rick Nolan
Mining, BWCA and Trump: 5 reasons Rick Nolan's announcement is a big deal
February 9, 2018 - 7:24pm
 wastewater injection well in Prague, Okla. Oklahoma is by far the state most affected by earthquakes triggered by human activity — primarily oil and gas operations — according to a map released by the United States Geological Survey on April 23, 2015. (Nick Oxford/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
New breed of fracking earthquakes sends warning to oil drillers
February 9, 2018 - 12:54pm
February 6, 2018
Lawsuits, contested case hearings could decide final outcome for Polymet permit
February 6, 2018 - 7:59pm
February 5, 2018
A group of Canada lynx, likely a female lynx with her four kittens, gathered on a road near Tofte in front of photographer Thomas Spence on Saturday morning. Seeing a family group of lynx is a rarity. Photo courtesy of Thomas Spence
'I couldn't believe it': Tofte photographer stumbles on rare lynx sighting
February 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
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
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