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.
A partnership that includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is planning to hold a new event called “Great Lakes Week” this fall.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has detected slightly elevated levels of radiation in rainwater in St. Paul. The EPA says elevated levels were expected after the March 11 tsunami in Japan and are not dangerous.
Three Democrats are joining a Republican effort in the House to block the Environmental Protection Agency from reducing the gases blamed for global warming.
Supporters say a ruling from the Environmental Protection Agency could help development of the biomass energy industry in northeastern Minnesota.