STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Proposed rules would track oilfield waste ‘cradle to grave’
BISMARCK State health officials are moving up their timeline on setting new rules for radioactive waste generated in the oilfield, prompted by recent stockpiling of waste and other illegal dumping in... Posted on 3/6/14 at 12:54 AM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Talkin 'bout rivers
The Sea Grant River Talks series will start up for 2014 with a discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday about dredging.
Gene Clark, coastal engineer with Wisconsin Sea Grant, will present Dredging: From Spoils t... Posted on 1/21/14 at 11:00 PM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Bug market, big returns
Sure, you could listen to the experts about what the stock market will do.
But how reliable is that?
The return of the cicadas this summer -- now that's something you can bank on.
These locusts mak... Posted on 5/8/13 at 11:30 AM
Leaders of Mining Truth, a group opposed to proposed copper-nickel mining, responded last month to a News Tribune report on PolyMet CEO Jon Cherry’s comments in Duluth regarding misinformation being used against the NorthMet Project.
More than 100 strong, they descended on D.C. yesterday to fight for the federal funds that are doing so much to clean up and to protect Lake Superior and the other Great Lakes as well as the communities and natural areas that surround them.
Federal District Judge Miles Lord yesterday ordered Reserve Mining Co. to present a plan for on-land disposal of taconite tailings by March 15. Lord’s ruling followed testimony from Reserve witnesses that such a plan exists.
Erika Rivers will be appointed director of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Parks and Trails Division when current director Courtland Nelson retires in April, according to a DNR news release.
It seems the News Tribune’s Feb. 13 editorial (Our View: “Dispel this PolyMet myth”) wanted readers to think recent changes to groundwater model inputs will not substantially change the PolyMet project’s impacts; therefore, the apparent myth that increased hydrology will more adversely affect the groundwater can be dispelled.
It has been written that those who can see both sides of a disagreement don’t have any money tied up either way. With regard to the proposed Gogebic and PolyMet mining projects, because of promised jobs, one group stands to profit a lot. So what’s there to lose?
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