Reporter | Environment

Greg Stanley is an environmental reporter for the Star Tribune. He has previously covered water issues, development and politics in Florida’s Everglades and in northern Illinois.

Stanley is a native of Milwaukee and loves the outdoors. He graduated from St. Norbert College with a degree in English.


Allan Lotsberg, Minneapolis actor who played Willie Ketchem, has died

Allan Lotsberg, who played the beloved sidekick Willie Ketchem for years on WCCO-TV's "Clancy and Willie," died Nov. 7 at age 87.The affable local actor…


DNR speeds up tamarack timber auctions as beetle decimates state's stands

If the mature tamaracks can be cleared before they are overwhelmed by the eastern larch beetle, younger saplings and other tree species can start to grow up to replace them.


Minnesota's showdown with Water Gremlin intensifies

As cleanup of lead contamination continues, regulators accuse manufacturer of multiple pollution violations.


Minnesota won't ban lead ammunition, tackle for now

DNR commissioner says it's an issue best left for the Legislature.


Minnesota is asked to ban lead in ammunition, fishing tackle

Fishing tackle is targeted, too, in campaign to protect loons and other wildlife.


Minnesota to test air for harmful PFAS pollutants

MPCA scientists believe harmful PFAS compounds may be airborne.


Minnesota to adopt stricter emissions standards for vehicles

Minnesota would be the 15th state to move in such a direction, following the lead of California, which is now in a fight with the White House.


Can a $1 million light-and-sound show stop invasive carp?

Barrier of underwater strobe lights and sound, invented at the U, may be final chance to flush invasive fish from Minnesota's waters.


911 calls show frantic moments when good Samaritan was shot in St. Paul

Victim's wife learned her husband had been shot as she talked to dispatcher.


Police find human remains in the woods of northern Minnesota

The body has not been identified.