The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has been trying for years to figure out how to get taconite mines to reduce the sulfate in their effluent because it damages wild rice. The current effort involves something called Site Specific Standards, and it looks likely that it will have no more success than previous attempts.
Heat pump installers and early adopters in and around Duluth, Minnesota, are demonstrating how the technology can work even in a notoriously cold climate such as northern Minnesota.
Northshore Mine in Silver Bay wants to expand its tailings pond; environmental groups are asking for a thorough Environmental Impact Statement.
Taking steps to put the St. Louis River on a mercury diet.
Recent research reveals more about the lives of wolves on the Fond du Lac Chippewa Reservation and in Voyageurs National Park.
Members of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa share their generations-old farming practices.
Many factors play into the risk of wildfires; an outlook for this season, and why Duluth is uniquely vulnerable.
A new short film, Oshkigin: Spirit of Fire, shows the traditional controlled burning practices of the Anishinaabe people. These small burns help prevent wildfires from getting out of hand.
Tribes are working on many fronts to push Minnesota to do a better job of protecting the environment.