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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
January 16, 2018
Water flows into a tailings pond at the Suncor Energy oil sands mine in this aerial photograph taken near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, on June 4, 2015. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg)
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
January 16, 2018 - 10:10am
December 1, 2017
A five acre piece of farmland north of Golden Valley, N.D., owned by John and Leona Flemmer, listen to Lonnie Jacobson, middle, is the site for the North Dakota Carbon Storage Assurance and Facility Enterprise carbon capture research project site in coal country. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Study aims to determine feasibility of underground carbon dioxide storage
December 1, 2017 - 6:01pm
November 20, 2017
Minn. seeks $5 billion for alleged 3M pollution
November 20, 2017 - 8:52pm
August 11, 2017
Minnesota's sewage systems are aging, with state officials saying many need major upgrades in coming years. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency photo.
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
May 17, 2017
Plastic piling up in Arctic Ocean
May 17, 2017 - 6:00am
April 28, 2017
Livestock feedlots of all sizes could have increased pollution reporting requirements because of a U.S. Appeals Court decision on April 11 in Washington, D.C. Photo taken February 2010 near Edgeley, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
April 28, 2017 - 8:05pm
March 18, 2017
Todd Holman, Baxter City Council member, Mississippi Headwaters Program Director for the Nature Conservancy, and coordinator of the Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape Program, explains the history and purpose of the latter at Camp Ripley, Minn., Thursday, March 16, 2017. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Outside Camp Ripley, pine trees and prairie stand sentinel
March 18, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 5, 2017
Letter: Buffer-strip law protects clean-water rights
March 5, 2017 - 7:20am
December 7, 2016
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
December 7, 2016 - 10:22pm
November 26, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
November 26, 2016 - 8:19am
November 21, 2016
A cowboy moves livestock in a cattle feedlot next to a Tyson slaughterhouse near Pasco in Washington December 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ross Courtney/File Photo
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
November 21, 2016 - 3:10pm