Minn. Sues BP For $25M For Cleanup Of Leaky TanksThe state of Minnesota is suing British Petroleum for $25 million, alleging the company double dipped when it sought state funds on top of insurance payments to clean up contamination from leaking petroleum storage tanks. The Department of Commerce and Minnesota's Petrofund Board filed the suit Monday. It alleges that from 1988 to 2012, BP received hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance claims to clean up polluted properties statewide.
‘Wall Of Water’ Storm Has Crews Cleaning Up South MetroThousands of people are still waiting for their power to come back on after severe storms tore a path from St. Cloud to the Twin Cities Tuesday night.
Clean Up Stations Making It Easier For Minn. To Fend Off Zebra MusselsThe fight against invasive plants and animals just got easier. That’s good news because zebra mussels are becoming an increasingly bigger problem in Minnesota.
Crews Clearing Out St. Paul Log Jam, Could Complete It TodayA log jam at Raspberry Island near downtown St. Paul is finally being cleared. There had been a dispute between the city of St. Paul and the St. Paul Yacht Club as to who was responsible for cleaning up the debris. With the weight of the log jam pushing against the bridge, concerns arose over the bridge’s integrity. That's when the city decided to step in and foot the bill, which is an estimated $25,000.
St. Paul Residents Clean Up After Friday’s StormTree branches, stumps and limbs clutter many Twin Cities neighborhoods. Now that the rain has stopped, the cleanup has begun.
Mississippi River In St. Paul Getting Cleaned UpThere will be a good, deep cleaning along the Mississippi River Wednesday as volunteers head out by riverboat to pick up trash and debris in St. Paul. But there's a fun twist to all that dirty work. At least some if not most of the trash collected will end up at the Minnesota State Fair in August.
Obama Budget Seeks $300M For Great Lakes CleanupPresident Barack Obama's proposed 2014 budget calls for keeping a wide-ranging Great Lakes cleanup program near its current funding level.
Rochester Cleans Up From Storm Damage Crews are working to clear the main streets in Rochester after a powerful storm swept through, knocked down trees, scattered debris and ignited a house fire.
Bloomington’s Curbside Clean-Up Popular With ResidentsSofas, TV's, skis and furniture: Just some of the items you'll see up for grabs on curbsides in Bloomington. It's part of their annual "Curbside Clean-up Program."
Iowa Lawmaker Injured Cleaning Up After Storm An Iowa state senator and her husband were injured during the weekend as they worked to clean up from storms that rumbled through the state.
Tech Minute: Speeding Up A Slow ComputerOver time, your computer starts to slow down, so what can we do to speed it back up?