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Congressman launches bid to overhaul federal pesticide rules

U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse is leading the first attempt in decades to overhaul national pesticide regulations. The Colorado Democrat is sponsoring a bill in the...

CenterPoint’s energy efficiency program is welcome — its proposed rate increase...

In the midst of a pandemic with no end in sight, anyone in Minneapolis who has a CenterPoint Energy bill and a drafty home...

The Minnesota lawsuit against Big Oil is about environmental protection —...

Minnesotans place a high value on accountability. In the 1990s, we led the nation by taking Big Tobacco to court for lying about the...

If you want to save the Boundary Waters, this election is...

America’s first great conservationist president, Theodore Roosevelt, once observed that, “we have fallen heirs to the most glorious heritage a people ever received.” In...

A conservative climate change activist on poisonous partisanship

As a former lobbyist and a self-professed State Capitol geek, I used to think divided government promotes bipartisanship, positive civil discourse, and the kind...

Iron Range board delays Fond du Lac band water improvement grant;...

A state mining board tabled a $250,000 grant to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to provide clean drinking water —...

What this crisis can tell us about the climate crisis

It’s been seven weeks of stay at home. For many of us, it’s been hard economically, emotionally and logistically, and it’s not over. But...

3M water settlement could leave east metro communities and families short

East metro communities and families dealing with potentially dangerous 3M chemicals that leached into the water supply are still fighting to make sure they...

Attorney General Keith Ellison to Trump Administration: Quit it with regulatory...

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and 20 other attorneys general from across the country are pressing the Trump administration to freeze pending...

State still needs to take public comment on Enbridge Line 3

As our state and nation struggle with the impacts of the Coronavirus, and bars, coffee shops, and restaurants shut down, some business is still...
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