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November 21, 2017
Comments on Enbridge Line 3 project due Wednesday
November 21, 2017 - 3:47pm
November 20, 2017
 The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
November 20, 2017 - 11:22am
November 18, 2017
Bloom Lake mine, dumped by Cliffs, to reopen by March
November 18, 2017 - 6:33pm
November 10, 2017
Husky Energy has closed on its $492 million acquisition of Calumet (foreground), the company announced this week.The tanks in the background belong to Enbridge. (Steve Kuchera /
Husky completes purchase of Superior oil refinery
November 10, 2017 - 1:31pm
November 7, 2017
The 767-foot long laker Cason J. Callaway emerges from the fog right before entering the Duluth shipping canal. (2016 file / News Tribune)
Great Lakes iron ore shipments up in September
November 7, 2017 - 10:34am
November 3, 2017
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (Clint Austin /
Twin Metals preparing environmental review
November 3, 2017 - 4:40pm
November 2, 2017
Jeff "Buff" Swanson, one of 10 original ArcelorMittal Minorca employees still working at the facility, holds some of the taconite plant's iron ore pellets. Forty years after opening, the plant is slated to produce its 100 millionth ton of pellets. Lee Bloomquist / For the Mesabi Daily News
Minorca reaches a milestone
November 2, 2017 - 6:53pm
November 1, 2017
An Enbridge oil tank near Berthold, N.D. (2014 file / Forum News Service)
Judge deems Line 3 environmental review adequate
November 1, 2017 - 4:11pm
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AngloGold Ashanti plans more drilling in northern Minnesota
November 1, 2017 - 12:11pm
A sign near the entrance to Minntac proclaims its status as the continent’s largest taconite facility. (2015 file / News Tribune)
US, global steel production is up — and so is US Steel Corp.
November 1, 2017 - 12:07pm
October 26, 2017
A screenshot from Thunderbird Strike, a video game that allows users to destroy oil infrastructure with lightning bolts sent from a mythical thunderbird.
New video game lets users destroy oil infrastructure, draws criticism from oil industry
October 26, 2017 - 4:07pm
October 13, 2017
Chippewa bands launch own review of Enbridge's proposed Line 3 replacement
October 13, 2017 - 8:46pm
October 11, 2017
Enbridge Line 3 contractors work at a site in Douglas County in August, following a protest that halted work. (News Tribune file photo)
Enbridge pushes back on need for Line 3
October 11, 2017 - 3:16pm
September 30, 2017
A road at the Essar Steel site leads to the pellet plant. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Dayton pledges continued state support for Chippewa's efforts to revive Essar site
September 30, 2017 - 7:21pm
September 16, 2017
Xcel proposes new transmission line in northern Wisconsin
September 16, 2017 - 6:59am