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April 15, 2019
President Donald Trump waves to the crowd at Amsoil Arena in Duluth at the conclusion of his speech in 2018. File / News Tribune
With executive orders, Trump tries to fast-track pipeline approvals
April 15, 2019 - 5:11pm
April 1, 2019
A diver for the National Wildlife Federation inspects the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac in 2013. Photo courtesy of the National Wildlife Federation
Judge orders environmental review on pipeline spill plan
April 1, 2019 - 7:25pm
March 30, 2019
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
March 30, 2019 - 3:12pm
March 28, 2019
Enbridge, Fond du Lac hope to bury Line 4 pipeline
March 28, 2019 - 5:49pm
March 26, 2019
Artist's rendering of Essentia Health's “Vision Northland” project.
No more environmental study required for Essentia
March 26, 2019 - 7:51pm
PUC again reaffirms Line 3 approval
March 26, 2019 - 1:48pm
March 25, 2019
Minnesota DNR fisheries staff net sturgeon to study on the lower St. Louis River. Federal officials have agreed to drop the second of nine pollution impairments for the river — this one for fish tumors and deformities — as efforts to gradually clean up the polluted estuary continue. file / News Tribune
St. Louis River cleanup reaches another goal
March 25, 2019 - 6:12pm
March 19, 2019
A critically endangered North Atlantic right whale takes a dive for plankton in Cape Cod Bay off the coast of Provincetown, Mass.  Photo for The Washington Post by Jamie Cotten
Whales keep eating plastic, dying. This one's stomach had 88 pounds of calcifying trash
March 19, 2019 - 8:29am
March 5, 2019
The Minnesota Power Community Solar array at corner of Arrowhead Road and Rice Lake Road in Duluth Tuesday afternoon. Gov. Tim Walz wants power providers to completely wean themselves off fossil fuels by 2050. ---- Clint Austin /
Allete OK with 2050 fossil fuel phase-out
March 5, 2019 - 7:50pm
February 27, 2019
Mike Acheson, owner of Sammy’s Pizza in Cloquet, (from left) talks with Chris Kelly while Michael Acheson, Cody Stevens and Dylan Gerard make frozen pizzas Monday, Feb. 25. The restaurant has stopped automatically giving diners straws with their drinks. Steve Kuchera /
Northland restaurants single out plastics
February 27, 2019 - 6:15pm
February 23, 2019
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. Washington Post photo by Calla Kessler.
Schoolchildren debate Sen. Feinstein on 'Green New Deal.' Her reply? 'I know what I'm doing.'
February 23, 2019 - 2:08pm
February 22, 2019
From left: St. Louis County Commissioner and chair of the Clean Water Council Frank Jewell, Duluth Mayor Emily Larson,  commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Laura Bishop and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency area of concern coordinator Barbara Huberty discuss the years-long cleanup of the St. Louis River and the funding needed for it to continue before addressing media under the Blatnik Bridge on Rice's Point in Duluth on Friday. Tyler Schank /
Leaders, officials celebrate cleanup progress along St. Louis River
February 22, 2019 - 7:06pm
February 12, 2019
Walz continuing Line 3 appeal
February 12, 2019 - 8:07am
February 10, 2019
White tail deer are expected to multiply fast as Minnesota's climate alters. Warmer winters means less snow, which means they will be able to forage for food more easily. Forum News Service file photo
Packin’ up and heading north? Climate change is affecting Minnesota more than most states
February 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
February 4, 2019
The "Four Necessity Valve Turners" prepare to protest in Itasca County. (Photo courtesy of the "Four Necessity Valve Turners")
Four pipeline activists arrested in Itasca County
February 4, 2019 - 7:44pm