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December 9, 2018
State contracted fishermen and DNR fisheries biologists round up Asian carp in an inlet of the Illinois River near Starved Rock, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune)
'Carp cowboys' round up invasive Asian carp as Illinois, federal officials debate measures to protect Lake Michigan
13 hours 13 min ago
December 6, 2018
Buckfast honey bees gather on a beehive in Merango, Ill., on Sept. 10, 2018.   Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
World's first honey bee vaccine seeks to save dying pollinators
December 6, 2018 - 9:46am
December 3, 2018
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan listen to AARP representative Delores LaFollette speak during Monday’s listening session at the DECC. Steve Kuchera /
Walz, Flanagan discuss housing, health care and more at Duluth listening session
December 3, 2018 - 8:44pm
Plans for PolyMet include building dams to increase the storage capacity of tailings basins. One would be built in the distance to raise the basin on the right to the level of the area on the left. (file / News Tribune)
Environmental groups appeal PolyMet mine permits
December 3, 2018 - 4:53pm
Reader's View: Stauber can lead on climate action
December 3, 2018 - 8:57am
November 30, 2018
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Friday said it has issued a new pollution discharge permit for U.S. Steel's Minntac taconite plant in Mountain  Iron, the first one since 1987. (file / News Tribune)
State agency issues first Minntac discharge permit since 1987
November 30, 2018 - 5:54pm
Airplane-effect snow graphic. The Washington Post
Near Chicago, multiple, man-made snow plumes
November 30, 2018 - 8:45am
November 25, 2018
Duluth police talk with Wells Fargo bank employees last January during a protest at the bank. Scott Bol (center) had locked himself to the security gate with a bicycle lock around his neck, preventing the bank from opening. Bol is one of three defendants who said in court that their actions were justified to defend the environment. (file / News Tribune)
Climate change has its day in Duluth courtroom
November 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
November 15, 2018
Study says Minnesota can economically reach renewable energy goals by 2050
November 15, 2018 - 1:49pm
November 14, 2018
Fang (right), a male cottontop tamarind monkey, grooms Jasmine, the female, while their infant playfully climbs on branches nearby at the exhibit at the Lake Superior Zoo in August. News Tribune file photo.
City to revisit zoo, hold off on naming RR 'landmark'
November 14, 2018 - 11:02am
November 8, 2018
(2008 file / News Tribune)
Environmental groups ask for suspension of PolyMet permits
November 8, 2018 - 6:18pm
October 27, 2018
Karin Housley (left) and Tina Smith
Smith, Housley on mining, environment
October 27, 2018 - 3:41pm
October 22, 2018
John Hinderaker, president of the Center of the American Experiment, listens as Sheila Coughlin questions the center’s study  “Unearthing Prosperity” after Coughlin took over the podium. Hinderaker threatened to have security remove Coughlin from the room if she didn’t confine her question to a single sentence. Steve Kuchera /
Pro-mining study welcomed, mostly
October 22, 2018 - 10:09pm
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The eerie song of Antarctica - melting
October 22, 2018 - 12:35pm
October 13, 2018
A house damaged by Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida, on Oct. 11, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Zack Wittman.
Hurricane Michael aftermath: Death toll spikes to at least 15
October 13, 2018 - 8:38am