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A handful of environmental groups have asked the state Court of Appeals to reject permits granted for Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine, a proposal by PolyMet…
The members, appointed by the governor, found common ground over better habitat, education, but split over how to reduce pollinators' exposure to neonicotinoids.
Managing landscapes can hold more carbon in soil, grass and trees, cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Permit approvals for PolyMet open a new chapter in an old struggle.
Legal case questioning mine's size should be resolved first, they say.
A long, contentious regulatory review ends with permits for the huge copper-nickel mine.
Agricultural groups lose court bid to end public comment period.
Ag groups say MPCA can't extend feedback period.
In 1956 Marlene Kayser was a senior in high school when she joined her first Democratic political campaign — the second presidential run of Adlai…
Most government regulators and food industry leaders say the pesticide poses no health risk in the amounts that people get in their food.