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Pollution

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Great Lakes Harbor Cleanups Planned

Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson says the Obama administration will target nine polluted harbors for accelerated cleanups under a program to heal the ailing Great Lakes.

10/12/2011

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Money To Restore Great Lakes Still Flows, For Now

At a time when many federal programs are fighting for survival, money still flows to a long-sought Great Lakes cleanup.

10/11/2011

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4 Minn. Companies Pay $55K For Air-Quality Issues

State pollution officials say the owners and operators of the St. Paul District Heating operation have paid a civil penalty of $55,000 to resolve allegations of air-quality violations.

08/19/2011

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GOP Presidential Hopefuls Shift On Global Warming

For Republican presidential contenders who once supported combatting global warming, the race is heating up.

05/27/2011

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Study: Minneapolis Is One Of The Most Polluting Cities

Minnesota is known as ‘The Land of 10,000 Lakes’ and we have an overabundance of green spaces and bike paths too, but a new study finds that Minneapolis is one of the most polluting cities in the world.

01/27/2011

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Good To Know: Do We Just Accept Pollution?

There have been several man-made disasters in the news this year — the worst oil spill in U.S. history in the Gulf and, now, in Hungary a toxic industrial spill that has ruined cities and may ruin one of the world’s great rivers. Don Shelby says the world needs resources. But is pollution just part of the equation we must accept?

10/08/2010

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