The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency revealed its proposed plan for protecting the state’s official grain from pollution that comes off the Iron Range and from about 200 industrial plants statewide.
Updated: March 24, 2015, - 11:16 PM
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Monday issued an unusually early alert, saying conditions across the state are ripe for more frequent and more intense fires this spring, thanks to an abnormally dry winter and record-breaking temperatures this month.
Updated: March 16, 2015, - 09:47 PM
Battle looms over rigorous clean air and clean water regulations in the state.
Updated: March 11, 2015, - 09:56 AM
A $9 million federal grant to help farmers protect streams and rivers from chemicals was announced with fanfare. But sharp discord over the project reflects reflects a growing urgency about the best way to use $225 million a year in Legacy funding devoted to clean water
Updated: March 09, 2015, - 09:27 AM
Houston County unable to agree on outright ban or an ordinance to regulate the sand-mining industry.
Updated: March 03, 2015, - 09:55 PM
A small but growing number of bison producers — including billionaire-turned-philanthropist Ted Turner — want to preserve the great landscapes of the west by changing how America gets its protein.
Updated: February 28, 2015, - 10:33 PM
Scenic river bluffs, trout streams are top concerns.
Updated: February 20, 2015, - 11:45 PM
The forests of central Minnesota are being cleared at an accelerating pace. Regulators are scrambling to protect them and the large watershed draining into the upper Mississippi.
Updated: February 01, 2015, - 09:19 AM
Gov. Dayton proposes more, and better enforced, buffer strips along lakes and rivers.
Updated: January 17, 2015, - 01:14 AM