Some lawmakers say the DNR's plan to slow the spread of invasive species like zebra mussels and Asian carp impinge on the rights of boat owners.
Researchers are troubled by a contaminant that may flourish in wastewater treatment plants: antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The Minnesota Senate Environment Committee Thursday approved plans for $99.92 million of Legacy Amendment money for conservation projects.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has postponed a hearing on a plan to limit bird and bat deaths at a controversial wind farm proposed for Goodhue County.
Ellen Anderson's ouster as chairman of the Public Utilities Commission this week is the latest sign that bipartisan support for renewable energy sources has largely disappeared at the state capitol.
Barring any last-minute lawsuits today, Minnesota takes over management of wolves in the state.
The Legislature is holding hearings Thursday about the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' plans for managing the wolf population.
Just two days before the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources takes over management of the wolf, it has announced more details about the states planned wolf hunt.
The former Marathon Oil refinery in St. Paul Park has paid a $700,000 penalty for releasing benzene into an unlined lagoon adjacent to the Mississippi River.
Federal officials in St. Paul today announced a collaboration to encourage farmers to address pollution problems in local waters. However, both farmers and environmental activists are cautious about how the new program could work.
Another 500 lakes and river stretches are added to to Minnesota's list of impaired waters.
An early decision in a legal fight over environmental pollution is a significant victory for 3M says the company, but Minnesota disputes that.
Nature performs many important functions that benefit humans -- not just offering beauty but cleaning water, taming floods and pollinating crops. Some researchers think it's time to put a dollar value on those natural processes.
Palmquist has taken school kids and families on nature hikes, helped them plant trees and make maple syrup, and generally imparted his enthusiasm for nature to more than 400,000 visitors over the years.
St. Louis County Sheriff Ross Litman says the county jail gave proper care to a shooting suspect who died in custody, despite claims from the suspect's family that jail staff had ignored his medical needs.