Environmental Protection Agency
A federal program to clear the air in natural areas may mean rate increases for electric customers in northwest Minnesota and eastern North Dakota.
Tribal economies could see a boost with a new rule that makes it easier — and possibly timelier — for some industrial facilities to obtain permits to do business on American Indian reservations.
The Supreme Court blocked a federal lawsuit Monday by states and conservation groups trying to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
A partnership that includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is planning to hold a new event called “Great Lakes Week” this fall.
The impact of the badly damaged Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan is being felt in the Twin Cities. A slight increase of radiation levels were found in a rainwater sample taken in St. Paul.
Three Democrats are joining a Republican effort in the House to block the Environmental Protection Agency from reducing the gases blamed for global warming.
A group of Minnesotans and members of the Sierra Club will deliver 4,000 postcards to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday.
Supporters say a ruling from the Environmental Protection Agency could help development of the biomass energy industry in northeastern Minnesota.
Xcel Energy says it’s well-positioned to meet the new federal standards for greenhouse gas emissions.