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August 15, 2017
Research shows that earthworms are causing sugar maple trees to decline in Northland forests. Earthworms are not native to North America. (file / News Tribune)
Another study finds earthworms hurting maple trees
August 15, 2017 - 6:40pm
August 14, 2017
Leech Lake Environmental Deputy Director Brandy Toft speaks at an unveiling ceremony Monday in Prescott for newly built solar arrays across the Leech Lake reservation. Matthew Liedke |Forum News Service
Leech Lake tribe unveils new solar panel arrays to benefit low-income communities
August 14, 2017 - 9:38pm
A crew works in a 10-foot hole along Enbridge's Line 3 oil pipeline near Bemidji last September. The pipeline had external corrosion and was being repaired with a "sleeve." (Bemidji Pioneer file photo)
New layer added to Enbridge Line 3 permitting
August 14, 2017 - 3:11pm
August 13, 2017
Big oil's dream of $65 billion hidden off Norway fading away
August 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
August 12, 2017
A bulldozer spreads waste at Cloquet’s SKB Environmental industrial landfill, located between Interstate 35 and Hilltop Park, earlier this summer. Jamie Lund / Pine Journal
Cloquet landfill owner challenges city policies
August 12, 2017 - 12:12pm
Lawsuit could limit authority of Wisconsin DNR over large farms
August 12, 2017 - 8:13am
August 11, 2017
DNR releases first PolyMet draft permits
August 11, 2017 - 5:33pm
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
August 10, 2017
Reader's View: Clean water too valuable to trust mining companies
August 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Reader's View: Accurate info needed in mining debate
August 10, 2017 - 7:37pm
August 9, 2017
According to a recent study, U.S. cats' and dogs' consumption of meat and other animal products is a big climate cost. (Kevin Tanaka/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Scientists tally the environmental impact of feeding meat to our cats and dogs. It's huge
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am
August 8, 2017
The rusty patched bumblebee (Rich Hatfield / Reuters)
St. Louis County passes bee-friendly policy
August 8, 2017 - 8:04pm
August 7, 2017

Joe Montisano, who succeeds Jack LaVoy as director of the Great Lakes Aquarium, joins stingrays and a zebra shark at one of the big saltwater tanks at the Great Lakes Aquarium Monday morning. Bob King /
Charting fresh waters: New aquarium director impressed by ‘tight ship’
August 7, 2017 - 6:32pm
August 6, 2017
Owner Eric Faust stands in the Duluth Coffee Company's new Roasteria on the corner of First Avenue East and Superior Street in downtown Duluth. (Clint Austin /
Crafting coffee conversations: Duluth Coffee Company expands but retains focus
August 6, 2017 - 8:10pm
Field Reports: Grants available for wildlife land projects
August 6, 2017 - 4:06am