EH? PLUS Wednesday is for trees
Students from Lester Park and Lakewood school forests will help plant tree seedlings Wednesday at Chester Bowl park in Duluth, an area hard-hit by last summers flooding.
The plantings are part of a f... Posted on 5/14/13 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Celebrate Earth Day with these Newspaper Activities
Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment.But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which w... Posted on 4/10/13 at 9:18 AM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS Learning on a grander 'SCALE'
The University of North Dakota Office of Instructional Development is tipping the "scales" when it comes to creative teaching and learning practices for its students.
The University recently added ... Posted on 11/15/12 at 4:47 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! What Will You Do to Fight Silver Carp?
We were discussing potential questions to ask people running for the state legislature at a meeting today, and I thought it would be a good idea to ask them what they would do about silver carp.
Here... Posted on 9/17/12 at 3:58 PM
Environmental groups say the federal government should order two coal-fired power plants in western North Dakota to use more sophisticated pollution-control technology, but state officials say the matter already has been settled and no more debate is needed.
Levels of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air have hit a milestone of 400 parts per million. Pieter Tans, who monitors levels for the U.S. government, said the last time carbon dioxide levels were this high was about 2 million years ago.
An annual report card from the American Lung Association shows some improvements in air quality in Minnesota's urban areas. But it also gives Ramsey County poor grades for fine particle pollution for the third year in a row.
House lawmakers passed Senate Bill 2242 on Tuesday with an amendment that removes Ducks Unlimited of North Dakota, the North Dakota Natural Resources Trust and the North Dakota chapter of Pheasants Forever from the 12-person advisory board created to give advice to the Industrial Commission, which will allocate funding through the heritage fund.
Environmental groups and Flint Hills Resources announced an agreement Tuesday to cut greenhouse gas emissions and smog-forming air pollution from the company's planned upgrade at Minnesota's largest oil refinery.
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