What’s next for the Enbridge Line 3 project in Minnesota? Construction. And protests.-
On Monday, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency cleared the way for work to start on the pipeline project. Yet hurdles remain, including ongoing lawsuits and the threat of protests along the route.00
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What are Joe Biden’s views on two of the most controversial environmental projects in Minnesota?-
Biden never addressed the Line 3 or Twin Metals projects during his presidential primary campaign and has continued to avoid taking a stand since becoming the likely Democratic nominee.
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As energy use changes in the Great Lakes, so too does the world’s largest freshwater port-
The Port of Duluth-Superior is one of the largest ports in the U.S., and its second largest commodity is coal.
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In the ‘climate refuge’ city of Duluth, a fight brews over the hometown utility-
There has been a growing climate movement in Duluth, a city that advertises itself as an outdoor haven with access to fresh air, clean water and Lake Superior.
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‘Wiggle room,’ deleted emails, and a controversial phone call: What we learned after five days of testimony in the PolyMet hearing-
Everyone concedes the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s handling of a water pollution permit for the controversial PolyMet project was far from normal. The big question is whether it was improper.
What climate change means for the future of ice fishing in Minnesota-
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Former EPA official: Minnesota regulators wanted PolyMet critiques kept out of public comment to avoid ‘press’-
Kevin Pierard, who oversaw the permit at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said state officials asked him to submit concerns after a public comment period because, among other things, the critique would “create a good deal of press.”