The American Lung Association is out with its “State of the Air” report for cities across the country, and the grade given to one Twin Cities county could take your breath away.
The citizens board of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is taking another crack at approving rules meant to cut the haze that sometimes clouds the views at Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Research begins this spring into the effects of sulfates in water on Minnesota’s wild rice stands.
Wisconsin water quality officials are seeking public comments on a plan to clean up Lake St. Croix.
An environmental group is warning Minnesotans to beware of mercury emissions in the fish they eat.
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.
At a time when many federal programs are fighting for survival, money still flows to a long-sought Great Lakes cleanup.
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.
For Republican presidential contenders who once supported combatting global warming, the race is heating up.
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.
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?