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July 23, 2016
John Dickelman displays a small catfish he caught on the Red River Tuesday, June 28, 2017, north of Moorhead near Harwood. He released the fish back into the water.
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Consider the catfish: swimming tongues with sensitive noses
July 23, 2016 - 4:02pm
July 21, 2016
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Lake Elmo to sue 3M after water pollution with perfluorochemicals
July 21, 2016 - 4:30pm
July 13, 2016
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Environmental groups to argue radioactive waste rules passed with inadequate public notice
July 13, 2016 - 2:30pm
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Hundreds of impaired waters in Minnesota, study finds
July 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
July 12, 2016
Picture from: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/buffers/index.html
Maps showing Minnesota landowners where plant buffers are required have been released
July 12, 2016 - 12:14pm
July 6, 2016
The Cornelia nears the Duluth Ship Canal in December 2015. The ship entered the harbor to refuel and take on provisions after six weeks of detainment. (File photo / News Tribune)
Company hit with $1 million fine after pleading guilty to dumping oily wastewater into the Great Lakes
July 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
June 28, 2016
Lynnette Harstad looks out at a brown stream of dead vegetation that health officials believe is the result of contaminated runoff from the site SM Fencing and Energy Services Inc., Harstad’s across-the-road neighbor. (Press Photo by Andrew Haffner)
SM Fencing’s neighbors accuse energy service company of environmental violations
June 28, 2016 - 7:56am
June 27, 2016
Landfill manager Paul Hanson picks up an old Forum newspaper from a pile of trash at the old landfill dig site on Monday, June 6, 2016. The redesign for the old landfill will consist of eight cells with the first cell scheduled for completion by early September, according to Hanson. The current landfill just to the west is expected to be full in approximately five to seven years. (Matt Hellman / The Forum)
Fargo takes out the trash from its landfill to dig it deeper, more environmentally friendly
June 27, 2016 - 8:44am
June 1, 2016
Zebra mussels discovered near Abercrombie, N.D., south of Fargo on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2015. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Game and Fish Department
More DNR inspectors checking watercraft for invasives in Minnesota than ever before
June 1, 2016 - 3:30pm
Hundreds of miles of pipe sit in storage in Newton, Iowa, as photographed on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Energy Transfer Partners is in the process of securing land for its pipeline project and preparing to build the Dakota Access piple. (Andy Abeyta/The Cedar Rapids Gazette)
Environmental group sues to block Bakken pipeline, seeking judicial review
June 1, 2016 - 11:16am
May 6, 2016
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Court-ordered environmental do-over underway for Enbridge Sandpiper, Line 3 projects
May 6, 2016 - 8:45pm
May 3, 2016
Members of the "creation care team" at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa pose near the site of a ground-mounted solar array, to be installed this week. The array will cover about 10 percent of the church's power consumption. Pictured, left to right: Laura Raedeke, Deb Roberts, Dick Peterson, Pastor Andy Smith, Jan Halligan, Ron Halligan, Ray Arveson, Betty Arveson, Barb Peterson and Emelie Augustine. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota church installs solar panels as sign of their Christian faith
May 3, 2016 - 5:30pm
Burning household garbage source of pollution, report says
May 3, 2016 - 9:30am
April 29, 2016
Iowa rejects calls to reconsider pipeline
April 29, 2016 - 6:45pm
April 22, 2016
Little bite to environmental law enforcement in North Dakota compared to rest of nation
April 22, 2016 - 6:15am