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June 17, 2019
Jason Kenney, premier of Alberta, left, speaks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on May 2, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by David Kawai
Pipeline decision puts Canada's Justin Trudeau in political peril
June 17, 2019 - 8:26am
June 14, 2019
Our wine columnist's recycling bin on any given Wednesday.   Leah McIntyre.
Does your county recycle wine bottles? The answer may surprise you
June 14, 2019 - 1:00pm
June 13, 2019
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Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
June 13, 2019 - 8:30pm
June 6, 2019
3 more Kandiyohi County lakes under no-wake restrictions
June 6, 2019 - 4:37pm
June 2, 2019
Kurt Anderson, director of the Rajala Woods Foundation fishes for brook trout on Moose Creek on a 1,200-acre plot of forest in Lake County, Minn., owned by the Rajala Woods Foundation. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Rajala Woods Foundation seeks white pines restoration for ecology, economy
June 2, 2019 - 7:05am
May 20, 2019
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Millennials, Gen Z increasingly pessimistic about their lives, survey finds
May 20, 2019 - 8:30pm
May 4, 2019
Carolyn Lange / Tribune Second-grade students in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District pat down dirt around a tree they planted Friday in the Atwater city park. The event rounded out daylong activities that included learning about the environment, pollution and how to be a good steward of the earth.play button
Helping the earth: ACGC students plant trees in Atwater city park
May 4, 2019 - 5:33am
April 28, 2019
Starbucks is experimenting with coffee cups in an attempt to reduce slowly decomposing waste. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
First they came for plastic bags, coffee cups are next
April 28, 2019 - 5:00pm
April 25, 2019
Crews on scene at pipeline leak in Yellow Medicine County that threatens downstream waters
April 25, 2019 - 7:04am
April 22, 2019
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Cleveland-Cliffs fined for air-quality violations in Minn.
April 22, 2019 - 7:59pm
March 30, 2019
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
March 30, 2019 - 3:12pm
March 19, 2019
A critically endangered North Atlantic right whale takes a dive for plankton in Cape Cod Bay off the coast of Provincetown, Mass.  Photo for The Washington Post by Jamie Cotten
Whales keep eating plastic, dying. This one's stomach had 88 pounds of calcifying trash
March 19, 2019 - 8:29am
February 26, 2019
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources researchers, shown here pulling in catfish, conduct a fish survey on the Red River in 2015. A new report from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency found that the number of fish species progressively declines downstream, as water quality deteriorates from pollutants. Forum News Service file photoplay button
New report finds more contamination along Red River due to increased precipitation
February 26, 2019 - 2:02pm
February 10, 2019
White tail deer are expected to multiply fast as Minnesota's climate alters. Warmer winters means less snow, which means they will be able to forage for food more easily. Forum News Service file photo
Packin’ up and heading north? Climate change is affecting Minnesota more than most states
February 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
January 17, 2019
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

About 80 people attend a public meeting Wednesday in Hawick to learn about a change of ownership at the commercial landfill near town and a proposed change in the types of waste allowed if a new permit is approved. Most of those in attendance told the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that they object to the changes.
Residents object to possible change in permit for landfill near Hawick
January 17, 2019 - 9:35pm