Environmental Group Seeks EPA Documents On Minnesota MineA Minnesota environmental group is suing the Environmental Protection Agency to force it to release concerns that EPA specialists have expressed about a copper-nickel mine in the northeast of the state.
Rep. Betty McCollum Wants Answers From EPA On Copper-Nickel Mine PlanU.S. Rep. Betty McCollum wants to know why the federal Environmental Protection Agency opted against filing formal comments with Minnesota regulators when the state was considering whether to issue a key water pollution permit for the PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, and she is questioning whether the agency is hiding information.
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.
Scott Pruitt Resigns As Head Of EPAPresident Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued EPA administrator Scott Pruitt.
EPA Chief To Face Grilling From Lawmakers Over Ethical MisstepsScott Pruitt was scheduled to testify about his agency's budget in back-to-back hearings before two House subcommittees.
What Are The Fuel Emission Standards For Our Cars?EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said the rules under President Obama aren't realistic and his agency is working on determining "appropriate standards."
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.
Farmers Receive Training On Damaging HerbicideTens of thousands of soybean and cotton farmers across the country are taking free but mandatory training in how to properly use a weed killer blamed for drifting and damaging crops in neighboring fields.
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.
Minnesota Beet Co-op To Pay $1.5M For Pollution ViolationsThe Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle air and water quality violations.
4 Things To Know: Navy Sailors Freed, Deputy Pleads Guilty To Hitting K-9 & MoreFrom U.S. Navy sailors freed by Iran to a Ramsey County sheriff's deputy's guilty plea to animal cruelty, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Jan. 13.
PolyMet Critic Says EPA Has Authority To Decide Mine's FateAn environmental attorney says the Environmental Protection Agency may have backed the final review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine, but the federal agency still has considerable authority to decide whether the project qualifies for permits.
EPA To Host Open House On Contamination Concerns In St. Louis ParkThe Environmental Protection Agency is inspecting a site in St. Louis Park that residents fear is contaminating their water.
New Plan To Treat Lakes Recently Infested With Zebra MusselsThe DNR has a new plan to treat lakes where zebra mussels have recently been discovered.