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October 18, 2018
American Crystal Sugar among businesses cited for pollution
17 hours 12 min ago
September 16, 2018
Washington County water-cleaning projects won't start until 2020
September 16, 2018 - 5:27pm
August 21, 2018
Steam billows from the coal-fired Gavin Power Plant in Cheshire, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2018. The Trump administration unveiled its overhaul of pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. (Maddie McGarvey/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
More Americans will die under new power-plant rollback, EPA says
August 21, 2018 - 3:34pm
July 23, 2018
Mark Nisbet of Xcel Energy stands Monday, July 16, 2018, at the site of an old gasification plant near downtown Fargo that is being cleaned up.
 Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
The smell of an industrial past: Cleanup of polluted soil at downtown Fargo site unleashes odor, brings safety measures
July 23, 2018 - 6:05am
July 3, 2018
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks display at Detroit Lakes, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
June 6, 2018
The William A Irvin will be moved to make room for cleanup this fall, effectively closing it for the season. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Duluth's 'Haunted Ship' event canceled as laker is displaced
June 6, 2018 - 7:35pm
May 16, 2018
The S.S. William A. Irvin has sat in Minnesota Slip since 1986. Tentative plans to move the 611-foot-long freighter out of the slip so that contaminated bottom sediments can be leveled and covered with clean material are moving forward. Moving the floating museum would present difficulties, as it is only inches narrower than the open channel when the slip’s pedestrian bridge is in the open position. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Irvin faces a tight squeeze as preliminary plans to move historic ship underway in Duluth
May 16, 2018 - 11:38am
May 15, 2018
Activists line up during a rally in the Twin Cites area last summer to protest pipeline initiatives in Minnesota -- both a threat to the environment, critics say, as well as a false hope for economic growth. Submitted photo / Sierra Club
Pipeline advocates visit Baxter amid statewide debate over Line 3
May 15, 2018 - 10:30pm
April 29, 2018
Aerial scene of the Calument refinery fire and explosion in Superior Thursday morning, April 26. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
Air quality improving after Superior, Wis., refinery explosion
April 29, 2018 - 10:02pm
April 27, 2018
Brandon Flaada uses a cup on a stick to gather water samples from Newton Creek in Superior for Husky Energy. The company was monitoring water quality of the stream after Thursday's fire at the oil refinery. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Focus shifts for fire cleanup: Superior recovers as refinery monitors safety
April 27, 2018 - 7:26pm
April 9, 2018
The Minnesota state Capitrol building was where the home stretch of the 2018 legislative session began Monday, April 9, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers look at increased penalties for attacking police
April 9, 2018 - 3:19pm
March 5, 2018
Cottage Grove, Minn., houses one of the east metro's 3M sites. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
GOP lawmakers concerned about 3M lawsuit settlement
March 5, 2018 - 4:31pm
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 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