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January 17, 2017
Pipeline leak causes spill near Bowman
January 17, 2017 - 6:51pm
Insects that burrowed into trees in China got a free ride to Minnesota when untreated logs were made into rustic furniture and shipped to the U.S. Insect experts are worried that, if the bugs escape into the wild, they could wreak havoc on Minnesota trees. Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Warning: Your furniture may be infested
January 17, 2017 - 5:17pm
January 12, 2017
Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, testifies in favor of a bill Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, that would change the threshold for oil spill reporting. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Oil spill reporting bill gets mixed reviews
January 12, 2017 - 6:58pm
January 10, 2017
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
January 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
January 8, 2017
A plastic bag rests against the fence Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at the Fargo landfill. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Fargo commissioner hopes to spur plastic bag talks by spring, including possible ban
January 8, 2017 - 4:36pm
January 5, 2017
T01.05.2017 -- Steve Kuchera -- 010617.N.DNT.PlasticbagsC2 -- Anna Campbell bags and boxes groceries for a customer at Mount Royal Market on Thursday. Several groups are pushing for a Duluth city ordinance that would ban plastic shopping bags and put a $.05 charge on each paper shopping bag. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Group seeks Duluth ban on plastic shopping bags
January 5, 2017 - 11:09pm
January 4, 2017
$7,500 fine issued to oil company that couldn't locate pipelines in ND
January 4, 2017 - 5:06pm
January 1, 2017
Cleveland, on the shores of Lake Erie, made progress on what could be the country's first freshwater offshore wind-turbines installation.
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Five U.S. cities at the forefront of the fight against climate change
January 1, 2017 - 8:44am
December 26, 2016
Water officials are exploring using part of the McClusky Canal to deliver Missouri River water to central and eastern North Dakota.  Photo courtesy of Garrison Diversion Conservancy District
$1 billion ND water supply pipeline aims to begin filing permits in 2017
December 26, 2016 - 3:51pm
December 21, 2016
Polluters dumping 22M pounds of plastics into Great Lakes annually
December 21, 2016 - 7:29pm
The Great River Energy Coal Creek Station coal plant near the Falkirk mine outside of Underwood, N.D., is the largest power plant in North Dakota. Forum file photo.
ND sues to block new federal coal mining rule
December 21, 2016 - 4:33pm
December 19, 2016
Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn asks for an accounting of what the refugee resettlement in the Fargo area is costing during the Commission meeting Monday, Oct. 10, 2016.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
Piepkorn wants Fargo to urge Wells Fargo to move Minneapolis hub here
December 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
The massive Big John dragline works to reshape the rocky landscape in some of the last sections to be mined for coal at the Hobet site in Boone County, W.Va., May 12, 2016. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst/File Photo
U.S. finalizes rule to protect waterways from coal mining; Trump likely to overturn it
December 19, 2016 - 3:22pm
December 18, 2016
Dave Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, waits to give his speech against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access Pipeline during the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sept. 20. Denis Balibouse / Reuters
Standing Rock's 'Little Dave' leads fight against Big Oil
December 18, 2016 - 11:26am
December 17, 2016
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. The Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
December 17, 2016 - 2:32pm
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