Publication of climate-change related research by the USDA has plummeted under the Trump administration.
Walz wants to increase the supply of electric vehicles and reduce emissions. But the agenda’s centerpiece — joining California in setting rules that promote low- and zero-emission vehicles — hinges on a court battle with the Trump administration.
Following the announcement of the settlement, two nonprofits — Community Members for Environmental Justice and Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy — called for a criminal investigation of Northern Metals.
District Court Judge John Guthmann has ordered the whistleblower and a host of others to appear at a hearing on Monday to sort out the recent volley of allegations between the MPCA and Northern Metals.
We asked Walker Orenstein, our environment and workforce reporter, to show us a little bit of what happened on his recent trip to Ely to report on the Twin Metals mining project.
The crux of the policy is aimed at changing how the Public Utilities Commission makes decisions.
In a meeting room at the Danish American Center, members of the Minnesota Youth Climate Strike huddled up to change the world.
On Tuesday, a House oversight panel asked: What did the company know about cancer-linked compounds — and when did they know it?
It’s an argument that has become popular among supporters of the Twin Metals and PolyMet projects. Yet the clean energy case for copper-nickel mining hasn’t exactly won over skeptics in Minnesota.
Summer is taking its leave.
Natural gas can travel over 1,000 miles from the well to end use. During that long journey, gas has many opportunities to escape into the atmosphere.
Eagle Mountain, Minnesota’s highest point, is more of a hill.
On fracking, coal and nuclear power Klobuchar outlined a more cautious approach than some of her rivals for the Democratic nomination.
In March, Water Gremlin agreed to pay $7 million in a legal settlement with Minnesota Pollution Control Agency over emissions of the carcinogen TCE. Yet the agency has also drawn the ire of some White Bear residents for not catching the the problems sooner.
Unions are split on the Green New Deal — a broad set of climate, energy and economic proposals — if not on the need to address climate change.
Kittson and Roseau counties have seen average temperatures increase by 2.4 degrees Celsius over the last century.
“We really don’t care if you’re Republican or Democrat,” said Mike Syversrud, president of the Iron Range Building and Construction Trades Council. “We want people who will support local union jobs and creating more local jobs for everybody.”
What can go in the compost bin? MinnPost breaks it down.
This summer, more than 600 wildfires have consumed more than 2.4 million acres of forest across Alaska. Fires are raging in northern Canada. In Siberia, choking smoke from 13 million acres is blanketing towns and cities.
The disaster in Brazil raised eyebrows among opponents of the PolyMet copper-nickel mine planned near Hoyt Lakes. That’s because the design of the dam in Brumadinho was similar to one PolyMet hopes to use for its project.