Twin Cities Ranks 15th Among Cities With Most Energy Star-Certified BuildingsThe EPA says the certified buildings in the Twin Cities have prevented emissions equivalent to 226,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.
The City Of Minneapolis Is Giving Away Free Radon Test KitsThe Environmental Protection Agency designates January as National Radon Action Month.
21 States, Including MN, Sue Trump Administration Over New Coal RulesA coalition of 22 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants.
Newly Released Documents Detail EPA's Concerns Over PolyMetDocuments that the federal Environmental Protection Agency tried to keep confidential show that its staffers criticized how Minnesota regulators drafted a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
EPA To Roll Back Regulations On Methane Release, Report SaysThe new proposal weakens a 2016 rule requiring energy companies to regularly conduct leak inspections on their drilling equipment.
Minneapolis Joins Amicus Brief Defending Federal 'Clean Car' StandardsMinneapolis joined an amicus brief with 17 other states defending the 2016 U.S Environmental Protection Agency's "clean car" standards.
Scott Pruitt Is Out, Handing EPA Reins To Fmr. Coal LobbyistBowing out after months of scandals, Scott Pruitt is turning the Environmental Protection Agency over to a far less flashy deputy who is expected to continue Pruitt's rule-cutting, business-friendly ways as steward of the country's environment.
Area Farmers Protest EPA Head Pruitt's Ethanol PoliciesThe farmers argue that Pruitt's actions have hammered demand for ethanol, hurting both ethanol and corn prices.
Pruitt Aide Resigns After Describing Personal ErrandsEPA chief Scott Pruitt laughed off questions about whether he used his office to try to help his wife get a "business opportunity" with Chick-fil-A, while a close aide abruptly resigned.
EPA Bars News Outlets From Summit On ContaminantsThe EPA blocked the news organizations from attending Tuesday’s Washington meeting, convened by EPA chief Scott Pruitt.
Amid Ongoing Scrutiny, New Travel Costs Revealed For EPA HeadEnvironmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent more than $120,000 in public funds last summer for a trip to Italy that included a meeting of G-7 ministers and a private tour of the Vatican.
POTUS Budget Again Targets Regional Water Cleanup ProgramsFor a second consecutive year, President Donald Trump is trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic U.S. waterways including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.
Minneapolis, Other Cities Post Climate Change Data Deleted By EPAThe posted material is a snapshot of the EPA site before the information was removed.
Minneapolis Joins Other Cities In Posting Deleted EPA Climate Change DataMinneapolis officials announced Thursday that the city is joining other cities across the country in posting deleted climate change data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Minn. Scientist Says EPA Pressured Her To Change TestimonyA Minnesota scientist who leads an Environmental Protection Agency scientific advisory board says she was pressured by the agency's chief of staff to change her testimony before Congress to downplay the Trump administration's decision not to reappoint half of the board's members.