Environmentalists Warm Of Balloon Dangers To WildlifeVolunteers for the Alliance for the Great Lakes picked up more than 18,000 balloons, balloon pieces or balloon strings along Great Lakes shorelines from 2016 to 2018.
Air Quality Alert Issued In Parts Of Minnesota, Including Twin CitiesThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued an "Air Quality Alert" that is expected to worsen Friday to unhealthy levels for central and south central Minneapolis.
Minnesota Lakes Show Too-High Chloride Levels, With Road Salt The Big CulpritIt's estimated that about 350,000 tons of road salt are used each year in the Twin Cities. It also doesn't help when winter weather lingers into spring.
7 Minnesota Cities Sue Over Sealants Polluting PondsSeven Minnesota cities are suing a group of companies that refine coal-tar sealants to help pay for cleanup after the product's harmful chemicals ended up in stormwater ponds across the state.
Sailor's Mission: Clean Up Plastic On Lake MinnetonkaLes Mann, a sailor in the west metro, is doing what he can to keep Minnesota waters clean.
Trump Plans To Roll Back Obama's Coal Emissions StandardsThe Trump administration is set to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, the Clean Power Plan that restricts greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants.
Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest MinnesotaWildfire smoke originating in Canada is currently clouding the skies over central and northeast Minnesota. According to air pollution monitors, fine particle pollution is at or above a level that is considered unhealthy for sensitive groups.
Trump Administration Looks To Roll Back Mileage StandardsThursday's proposal would freeze an effort by the Obama administration intended to promote auto fuel efficiency.
Endangered Turtle Washes Ashore With Beach Chair Wrapped Around Its NeckWildlife conservationists in Alabama are expressing outrage after the body of an endangered type of sea turtle washed ashore with a beach chair wrapped around its neck.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Boundary Waters, Mississippi Named On ‘Most Endangered’ Rivers List A national river advocacy group has named two Minnesota rivers on its annual list of the most endangered rivers in the country.
3M To Pay $850M In Settlement Over Groundwater ContaminationJury selection has been halted in Minnesota's $5 billion case against 3M Co., on the day the trial was expected to start.
State: 3M Waste Did Not Pose A Significant Threat To East Metro ResidentsA new analysis from the Minnesota Department of Health says water contaminated by 3M may have polluted the ground, but did not pose a significant health risk to people.
Air Quality Alert Issued For Parts Of MinnesotaThe worst conditions are expected during the afternoon and early evening in the Twin Cities area, St. Cloud, Hinckley and the tribal nation of Mille Lacs.
NE Mpls. Metal Recycling Plant Agrees To Help Curb Air PollutionState pollution officials say that a northeast Minneapolis metal recycling plant has agreed to voluntarily reduce dust generated at its business.