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January 22, 2020
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Former MPCA commissioner denies objecting to EPA criticism in PolyMet case
January 22, 2020 - 8:42pm
January 21, 2020
PolyMet is reusing and reclaiming the former LTV Steel Mining site near Hoyt Lakes. Photo courtesy of PolyMet Mining
Former EPA official says Minn. regulators urged agency to refrain from making written comments on PolyMet water permit
January 21, 2020 - 8:24pm
January 17, 2020
Kenny Mattson, a 51-year-old mobile mechanic with 15 years of mining experience, died Nov. 5 when his service truck veered off the road, struck a berm and ejected him as it overturned. (Photo courtesy of the Department of Labor)
Investigations: Seat belt not worn in fatal mine crash
January 17, 2020 - 7:05pm
A tanker truck passes by an Enbridge storage tank near Berthold, N.D. Michael Vosburg/Forum News Service
PUC to weigh Line 3 next month
January 17, 2020 - 5:31pm
January 16, 2020
Plans for PolyMet include building dams to increase the storage capacity of tailings basins. One would be built in the distance to raise the basin on the right to the level of the area on the left. News Tribune file
PolyMet will appeal permit reversal
January 16, 2020 - 3:58pm
Five gallons of hydraulic oil spill into river near Williston
January 16, 2020 - 12:18pm
January 15, 2020
Congresswoman Betty McCollum, DFL-Minn., speaks to the crowd at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth during the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters Wild Waters Music Fest in August 2019. (File / News Tribune)
McCollum introduces bill to ban copper-nickel mining near Boundary Waters
January 15, 2020 - 5:03pm
January 13, 2020
Plans for PolyMet include building dams to increase the storage capacity of tailings basins. One would be built in the distance to raise the basin on the right to the level of the area on the left. (file / News Tribune)
Court of Appeals reverses key PolyMet permits, orders DNR to hold contested-case hearing
January 13, 2020 - 3:50pm
January 8, 2020
Part of U.S. Steel's Minntac facility in Mountain Iron seen in 2015. (File / Forum News Service)
UPDATED: Groups appeal Minntac permit reversal
January 8, 2020 - 7:57pm
January 3, 2020
River Falls hits another green milestone; city buildings all run on 100% renewable energy
January 3, 2020 - 7:45pm
January 2, 2020
The interior of the Energy and Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota during early 2018 tour. Pictured is the center’s apparatuses for testing carbon capture methods. Photo by Kari Suedel / EERC
The Upper Midwest’s resilient coal industry
January 2, 2020 - 4:14pm
December 27, 2019
North Dakota State University's heating plant, as seen Dec. 4, is located along Bolley Drive on the campus. Regular train shipments of coal help power the plant. Alyssa Goelzer / Special to The Forumplay button
Coal is king on North Dakota campuses, but some universities look to greener options for heat
December 27, 2019 - 7:00am
December 26, 2019
An electric car makes use of a Level II charger at Moorhead's new electric car charging station in December of 2018. Dave Olson/The Forum
Number of electric charging stations in ND to grow thanks to Volkswagen dollars
December 26, 2019 - 10:00am
December 23, 2019
Minnesota Court of Appeals orders further review of proposed Superior natural gas plant
December 23, 2019 - 6:10pm
An oil jack extracts crude from the Bakken oil field in western North Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
Leading the nation in economic growth for the decade, North Dakota saw its third historic boom
December 23, 2019 - 6:30am
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