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August 7, 2015
Clean Power Plan good for the planet, public health
August 7, 2015 - 5:30am
June 24, 2015
Minnesota Pollution Control’s citizen board eliminated after day of protests, tears
June 24, 2015 - 8:22am
June 18, 2015
Polar explorer and climate change activist Will Steger addresses the media Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at the State Office Building in St. Paul. He is flanked by (from left) John Brand, CFO of Juhl Energy in Pipestone, Minn.; Jon Kramer, CEO of Sundial Solar in Edina, Minn.; and Kendra Roedl, an executive of Climate Generation's high school chapter. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Robb Jeffries
Clean energy advocates urge Minnesota lawmakers for tough emissions regulations
June 18, 2015 - 2:18pm
June 5, 2015
Here’s some tips on keeping phosphorus out of the lakes
June 5, 2015 - 5:15am
February 11, 2015
Becker Soil and Water District gets $655K in grants
February 11, 2015 - 12:15pm
January 6, 2015
Sandpiper oil pipeline gets support, criticism
January 6, 2015 - 9:58pm
December 23, 2014
Kevin S. Mustonen, an emergency response specialist with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, takes a picture of a green-colored Merritt Creek on Monday morning, Dec. 22, 2014 in Duluth. It turned out the color was a harmless dye a contractor was using to find a leak in a water-storage pond. DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE/Steve Kuchera
Creek turns green, but water’s fine
December 23, 2014 - 7:42am
December 22, 2014
Bruce Albright, at right, was presented with the Watershed Employee of the Year Award by John Jaschke, executive director of the Minnesota Board of Soil & Water Resources, during the annual convention of the Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts at Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria on Friday, Dec. 5. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Albright named as BWSR’s Watershed Employee of the Year
December 22, 2014 - 3:04pm
December 17, 2014
Cormorant peninsula preserved
December 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
December 13, 2014
BWSR Executive Director John Jaschke, left, presented Buffalo-Red River Watershed District Administrator Bruce Albright with a plaque at the Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts conference. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Albright named Outstanding Watershed Employee
December 13, 2014 - 1:00pm
October 26, 2014
Meghan Jacobson, a limnologist with Emmons & Oliver Resources, talks about the watershed draining into St. Clair Lake. The yellow area represents the Long Lake addition, the red is the City of Detroit Lakes and the greenish is any other area draining into the lake. St. Clair Lake contains higher than normal phosphorous levels, and the MPCA presented a nutrient reduction study during the Thursday meeting. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Phosphorus levels in St. Clair Lake need to be lower as they are endangering waters downstream, like Lake Sallie
October 26, 2014 - 8:00am
October 16, 2014
The Hamden Slough now has roughly 2,000 acres of grasslands again, with plans to plant more in the future. Its wetlands not only provide a resting place for birds migrating, but it also holds some flood waters from the Fargo-Moorhead area in the spring. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Hamden a haven for birds
October 16, 2014 - 9:45am
October 10, 2014
Area I Junior Environthon participants take part in the forestry portion of the competition. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Waubun-Ogema takes first in Junior Envirothon; Holy Rosary takes third
October 10, 2014 - 8:30am
October 5, 2014
Former DNR hydrologist Bob Merritt, right, and former Minnesota Pollution Control Agency official Willis Mattison at Merritt’s home in Detroit Lakes. The two are concerned about the porous soil and low-lying aquifer along the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline route just across the Becker County line in Hubbard County.
Worst possible route for crude oil pipeline? Former officials blast the Sandpiper
October 5, 2014 - 10:30am
September 3, 2014
Dayton warns diversion proponents to play nice
September 3, 2014 - 10:00am