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New limits, half the level set last year by the E.P.A., mainly affect east metro and Bemidji drinking water.
Scientists are identifying planting spots that will be strongholds against climate change.
Mining firm doesn't have the cash to handle long-term cleanup, report says.
Federal judge rules agency should consider impact of new pesticides on endangered species.
The sudden overhaul of a key advisory panel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sends a worrisome signal that science will take a back seat to industry under the Trump administration, according to a respected University of Minnesota scientist who chairs the panel.
State GOP adds tweaks to bill that could hurt wetland.
Goodhue trucking firm tried to hide its "blatant" actions, state says.
A struggle over feedlots has spilled over into the state Legislature, where pork producers are trying to limit so-called nuisance suits brought by feedlot neighbors.
Twin Cities is a hot spot in a national study of lakes and road-salt runoff. It showed that salt concentrations in the Mississippi, mostly from road salt, have increased 81 percent since 1985.
Budget proposals moving through the Republican-controlled Legislature would continue what park officials say is a decadelong dilemma: Operating funds for the state's 75 parks have declined, after accounting for inflation, while the number of Minnesotans who use them continues to increase every year.