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Contaminated River Points Out Problem of Abandoned Mines Out West

posted on August 14, 2015 at 6:02 PM

 Contaminated River Points Out Problem of Abandoned Mines Out West
Fallout continues in the wake of last week’s 3 million gallon discharge of mining waste that painted waterways a citrus hue out west. Full Story

Groups sue EPA seeking livestock farm air quality standards

posted on January 30, 2015 at 3:24 PM

A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency alleging failure to address air pollution from large-scale livestock farms. Full Story

EPA says Minnesota businesses best at reducing pollutants

posted on January 30, 2015 at 3:23 PM

A new Environmental Protection Agency report says Minnesota businesses are the best in the United States at reducing or eliminating some dangerous pollutants. Full Story

Farmers and Rural Communities Unite In Battling Nitrate Pollution

posted on May 23, 2014 at 5:51 PM

Farmers and Rural Communities Unite In Battling Nitrate Pollution
Small rural communities faced with expensive solutions to providing clean water are looking at alternatives that are aimed at prevention rather than treatment. Full Story

Farmers and Rural Communities Unite In Battling Nitrate Pollution

posted on January 31, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Farmers and Rural Communities Unite In Battling Nitrate Pollution
Small rural communities faced with expensive solutions to providing clean water are looking at alternatives that are aimed at prevention rather than treatment. Full Story

Rural Communities Tackle the Problem of Nitrate Contamination

posted on January 24, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Rural Communities Tackle the Problem of Nitrate Contamination
Small rural communities faced with expensive solutions to providing clean water are looking at alternatives that are aimed at prevention rather than treatment. Full Story

EPA Tells Nation's Dirtiest Power Plants to Clean Up Their Acts

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:07 PM

EPA Tells Nation's Dirtiest Power Plants to Clean Up Their Acts
New regulations by EPA will force the nation's power plants to control mercury and other toxic pollutants for the first time. Full Story

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