The Friends of the BWCAW will continue a case against telecommunications giant AT&T that challenges the company’s plan to erect a 450′ cell phone tower on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Rep. Chip Cravaack (R-MN) says the measure will allow development in the PolyMet mining project to be expedited.
Designers have completed much of the work on the first four-mile section of the 36-mile diversion ditch, which is designed to reduce flood risk for Fargo Moorhead.
An appeals court in Minnesota is allowing AT&T to build a 450-foot cell tower that will be visible from within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
The non-native sea lamprey remains the only one of about 180 aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes to be successfully controlled. Now scientists are exploring other means of controlling the destructive creature, research that could also help with other exotic species.
Oil drilling has sparked a frenzied prosperity in Jeff Keller’s formerly quiet corner of western North Dakota in recent years, bringing an infusion of jobs and reviving moribund local businesses.
A working group of environmentalists, business leaders and state employees spent the past two years trying to come up with recommendations to improve regulation of toxic chemicals.
The moderate winter of 2011-12 likely is one reason more honeybees survived.
“Pelicans at this stage of nesting will not tolerate trespassing by photographers or curious members of the public because it can result in the death of young.” — DNR Non-Game Wildlife Program Supervisor Carrol Henderson
Strict environmental standards and cheap natural gas are forcing utilities and regulators to take a hard look at the economic viability of coal-fired power plants.