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Minnesota tribes concerned about moose population
(May 4, 2012) A declining moose population in Minnesota has some Indian tribes concerned about losing a treaty right in the future.
US: TransCanada reapplies for oil pipeline
(May 4, 2012) A Canadian company that wants to build the disputed Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. says it has submitted a new application for the project after changing the route to avoid environmentally sensitive land in Nebraska.
Money available for farmers markets
(May 4, 2012) The U.S. Department of Agriculture has $10 million available for farmers markets and community-support agriculture programs.
U of M earns top grade for organic agriculture
(May 4, 2012) The University of Minnesota has earned a top grade for its organic agriculture programs.
Rare Weather: April cooler than March in Illinois
(May 4, 2012) Illinois climate experts say the state had a rare phenomenon this year: April's weather was cooler than March.
UI receives $6.7M from FEMA for flood projects
(May 4, 2012) The University of Iowa has received over $6.7 million in federal funds to demolish buildings destroyed in the 2008 flood.
Interior sets new drilling rules on public land
(May 4, 2012) The Obama administration said Friday it will for the first time require companies drilling for oil and natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.