The Minnesota Senate Thursday approved a bill aimed at streamlining environmental review and permitting.
Lawmakers are fighting over a proposed exchange of land between the federal and state governments.
A Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday approved a bill for a wolf hunt that would start in the fall.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ended its intensive monitoring of a situation at the Prairie Island nuclear power plant.
A Ramsey County judge will hear arguments Thursday in a lawsuit brought by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce against the state's implementation of its sulfate standard for wild rice.
"Today is not the day to make a trip up to Duluth," a State Patrol captain said after a major winter storm hit parts of northern Minnesota. The storm slowed the commute in the Twin Cities as well.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is working on rules aimed at reducing haze in Voyageurs National Park, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, and Isle Royale.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has formalized its quarantine of four counties to slow the spread of Emerald Ash Borer.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency wants public comment on its report on the section of the Mississippi River from Fort Snelling to Lake Pepin.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission rejected a developer's plan to protect eagles and other wildlife that might be harmed by a controversial wind farm project in the southeastern region of the state.
On a mostly party line vote Thursday, the House Environment Committee approved a bill to remove management of school trust lands from the DNR.
Wildlife managers say Minnesota's moose
population continues to decline, and that's going to affect their
decision on a moose hunting season this fall.
The state will decide today whether a plan to minimize eagle and bat mortality at a proposed wind farm in Goodhue County is adequate.
As much as 90 percent of the sediment going into the Minnesota River system must be stopped if the river is to meet government standards for water clarity.
Legislators are considering a bill to eliminate all the rules created by five state agencies by August 2013 unless the legislature re-authorizes them.