environment

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Complaint argues that Line 3 pipeline replacement is no longer needed

Honor the Earth filed the petition with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Tuesday.

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As monarch festival goes virtual, organizers say saving the pollinators starts at home

The event that attracts thousands every year is going virtual for the pandemic.

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What should you do with all the ice packs in your meal delivery kits?

If you subscribe to a meal delivery service, you know all about the ice packs.

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Walz administration files appeal against Line 3 pipeline

The action is the latest in a year-long process surrounding the controversial project.

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Xcel Energy announces major drive to increase electric vehicles in MN

It aims to put 1.5 million EVs on roads in the eight states it covers by 2030.

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Upper Mississippi deemed most at-risk waterway in the U.S.

Climate change and poor floodplain and watershed development decisions are factors.

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'Imminent danger': State shuts down Becker recycling facility

A roaring fire at Northern Metal Recycling began Tuesday.

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Six new plants, trees added to Minnesota's 'noxious weed' list

The list sets out how the weeds must be controlled to prevent spread.

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St. Louis Park restaurants won't give you a straw unless you ask for one

An amendment to the city's Zero Waste Packaging Ordinance went into effect Wednesday.

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GOP leader: Minnesotans won't complain if state gets 2 degrees hotter

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka thinks the climate emergency is panicking people.

Minnesota DNR says it won't ban use of lead ammo, fishing tackle

It had received a petition from environmental and conservation groups.

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20,000 gallons of liquid manure leaks onto land, into stream

The leak came from an above ground storage tank.

Gov. Tim Walz announces new clean car standards for Minnesota

The move puts the governor on collision course with the Trump White House.

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Fall colors are back! Here's where to find them this weekend

Parts of northern Minnesota are at 50-75 percent color.

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Virus from midges has been causing deer deaths in Minnesota

Two deaths have been confirmed, and several more are suspected.

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St. Paul replaces 10 public works vehicles with cleaner alternatives

The city says the change is equal to taking more than 20,000 cars off the road.

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Another possible cougar sighting, this time in Eden Prairie

A resident shared the image below from their trail cam.

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Oak-killing disease could be on its way to Minnesota, officials warn

The disease causes sudden oak death, and is feared to be making its way to the Midwest.

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National Eagle Center criticizes changes to Endangered Species Act

The act was critical in saving bald eagles from extinction in the U.S.A.

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Invasive beetle found in Minnesota for the first time

The beetle weakens and eventually kills viburnum plants.

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Minnesota State Fair reveals new attractions for 2019

It includes an 'Angry Birds Universe' to capitalize on the 2009 phenomenon.