This goes beyond silly and transparent revisionism. It’s an attempt to muddy some serious shortcomings in the Corps’ performance on DAPL that are little known and less understood.
Despite Pope Francis' strong advocacy of better environmental stewardship, population and its control remain a difficult issue.
The cost would be huge, but then so is the extent of damage associated with this rapidly accelerating transformation.
Minnesota ranks No. 3 among the states for dam removals in 2016, but the pace here and elsewhere is far from furious.
Low oil and natural-gas prices were a driver, but so were efficiency, conservation and a continuing shift to ever-cheaper renewables.
Not content to posture and tweet, Republican lawmakers are following a Koch brothers playbook and knocking away protections with a little-used cudgel left over from the Contract With America.
Apart from issues of water quality and habitat protection, it asks: Is the Forest Service getting enough value for the public's land?
About 40 percent of the food-contact packaging collected from 27 fast-food chains in 2014 and 2015 carried a key indicator of PFC content, according to researchers.
Like water, oil pipelines follow the path of least resistance — and fewer in the West means more in the Great Lakes region.
Some 75 percent of species are already in steep decline, and trends suggest 60 percent could be gone in 25 to 50 years.
"We are heading into a new unknown," a scientist says — speeding at night, without headlights, eyes on the rearview mirror.
The three newest monuments honor places of key importance in America’s history of struggle and progress on race.
It turns out the longest flights are anything but direct, with long pauses to rest and eat — assuming plentiful food is available.
New York City's taxi fleet could shrink from 13,000 to 3,000 or even 2,000, researchers find, while pollution and congestion also diminish.
Election of Donald Trump as "denier-in-chief" was a top topic, too, and some writers struggled to find good news among all the bad.
Without question, I think, the most important environmental news in Minnesota next year will center on precious-metals mining, in particular the progress of PolyMet Mining Corp.’s NorthMet project.
Usually you'd be better off blind than without functioning hands, the surgeon said. But strong, rapid recovery might just be in our DNA.
Nothing about this reintroduction — or translocation, in the NPS terminology — is so simple as rounding up some wolves and dropping them off at the Windigo dock to eat moose and make pups as they please.
What's even bigger news is the decision by the U.S. Forest Service to seek a broader ban on mining within 234,000 acres of Superior Forest Lands that lie outside the million-acre wilderness.
After a period of stability, researchers find a big acceleration — and a complicated challenge for control efforts.
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