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March 05, 2015

In pipeline leak that spilled 3 million gallons of waste, monitoring system was off

In January, a pipeline leak caused nearly 3 million gallons of mining wastewater to contaminate major creeks and rivers in North Dakota. It turns out, the company meant to oversee the project was...

March 02, 2015


Ecolab Undeterred By Falling Oil Prices, But Results ‘Fail To Impress’

CEO announces a $1 billion share repurchase program, indicates more acquisitions this year.

February 24, 2015

Minnesota iron ore plant idling due to plummeting prices worldwide

A drop in iron ore prices around the world has led a northern Minnesota plant to idle indefinitely. Magnetation LLC announced Monday it will “indefinitely idle” its iron ore concentrate...

February 24, 2015

Oil train derailments could average 10 per year, report says

In the wake of a crude oil derailment in West Viriginia last week, the Associated Press has an exclusive report on a federal analysis predicting the nation will see an average of 10 oil train...

February 22, 2015

Green ballpark? St. Paul's will have rainwater in the toilets, solar scoreboard

St. Paul’s new ballpark won’t be finished by St. Patrick’s Day, but planners say it will be among the greenest of baseball stadiums when it does open in May. A video released...

February 20, 2015

Medtronic Founder Goes Off The Grid

Earl Bakken goes solar in a big way in Hawaii.

February 17, 2015

Will Interstate 35 become a road to salvation for Monarch butterflies?

A new partnership that aims to create habitat for the beleaguered Monarch butterfly will focus on the Interstate 35 corridor running between Duluth and Brownsville, Texas. The U.S. Fish and...

February 10, 2015

ND oil worker claims she was demoted and paid less for being a woman

An oil field worker in North Dakota claims she was demoted and paid less than her male colleagues because she’s a woman, and was threatened with the sack when she complained. In a lawsuit...

February 10, 2015

From lung cancer to Lyme disease: State outlines health risks of climate change

Minnesota’s Health Department says changes in the state’s climate come with their own set of health risks. The report issued Monday says rising temperatures and erratic precipitation...

February 09, 2015

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