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.


White House yet to release sustainable jet fuel tax credit rules; corn farmers eager to mix in ethanol

The lucrative federal tax credit created by the Inflation Reduction Act could be a boon for corn farmers, if it's ever released.


Legislation would give state land to Red Lake Nation

Local residents say they were blindsided by the Upper Red Lake proposal; DNR said it was not consulted about bills.


Bill would transfer vast tract of Minnesota-owned woodlands back to White Earth tribe

The proposal would change ownership of portions of the White Earth State Forest within the band's reservation boundaries.


Video of wolf killing Minnesota deer becomes political fodder

The video was publicized by U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber, who wants gray wolves off the endangered species list.


Dairy processor fined for overwhelming southeastern Minnesota sewer plant by dumping raw milk

Plainview Milk Products Cooperative has been cited for four spills in the last two years.


What caused the 'horrific' deformities of Minnesota frogs in the 1990s?

The discovery by Minnesota middle schoolers became national news, leading to similar finds elsewhere in the country.


Minnesota DNR goes to court to stop Minneapolis man from building riverfront house

The Minneapolis City Council approved Andy Wattenhofer's plan, but the DNR says it encroaches on a protected bluff.


Record ocean temps likely cause of Minnesota's weird non-winter

Ocean temperatures, which reached record highs for the sixth straight year, are supercharging weather around the globe.


Minnesota DNR calls for stepping up battle against carp, but postpones decision on barrier

The state's invasive carp strategy was updated Thursday for the first time in a decade.


State says it will provide clean drinking water in southeast Minnesota, but offers no new curbs on farm pollution

State Rep. Rick Hansen, chair of the House environment committee, called the state's response "embarrassing" and said the EPA should reject it.