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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
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 23, 2019
Reader's View: Optimism in air with final permitting
March 23, 2019 - 8:14pm
March 20, 2019
Local View: Lake Superior, Boundary Waters both deserve protections from copper mining
March 20, 2019 - 5:56pm
March 1, 2019
Minn. fishing equipment factory fined $7M for air pollution
March 1, 2019 - 5:38pm
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 21, 2019
Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz talks during a news conference at his transition office at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Nov. 8. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Walz looks to boost legal funds to defend Polymet, other decisions
February 21, 2019 - 7:52pm
February 19, 2019
PolyMet is reusing and reclaiming the former LTV Steel Mining site near Hoyt Lakes. Photo courtesy of PolyMet Mining.
Lawsuit filed to obtain EPA documents on state PolyMet permits
February 19, 2019 - 8:09pm
January 16, 2019
Shrimp of various sizes are on display in a tank in the development offices of Tru Shrimp in this May 2017 photo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Lawmakers fault state regulators for trū Shrimp's move to South Dakota
January 16, 2019 - 3:29pm
December 20, 2018
A rod mill is seen at the PolyMet processing plant near Hoyt Lakes, which will be used to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the mine. On Thursday, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued its permits for PolyMet's contentious copper-nickel mine project. News Tribune file photo.
Pollution Control Agency issues PolyMet permits
December 20, 2018 - 10:32am
October 18, 2018
American Crystal Sugar among businesses cited for pollution
October 18, 2018 - 6:17pm
October 12, 2018
The American Crystal Sugar factory operates in East Grand Forks.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
October 12, 2018 - 9:01am
September 16, 2018
Washington County water-cleaning projects won't start until 2020
September 16, 2018 - 5:27pm
August 15, 2018
Local View: MPCA admits there's no solution in sight on wild rice sulfate issue
August 15, 2018 - 4:50pm
August 9, 2018
Minnesota air quality alert extended through Saturday, expands southward
August 9, 2018 - 3:08pm