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MN Supreme Court: Farm country stream is protected waterway-
It’s unclear whether the ruling will affect other conflicts around the state involving drainage projects that preserve farmlands but increase the volume of pollutants flowing downstream.00
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Authorities probing report of scandal at fishing tournament-
The county prosecutor’s office in Cleveland has opened an investigation into an apparent cheating scandal during a walleye fishing tournament.
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Minnesota Ojibwe harvest sacred, climate-imperiled wild rice-
Wild rice is sacred to Indigenous peoples in the region, because it’s part of their creation story — and because for centuries it staved off starvation during harsh winters.
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Pennsylvania spending $45M to establish 3 new state parks-
Pennsylvania is spending $45 million to add new state parks at a nature preserve in Tunkhannock, on Big Elk Creek and along the Susquehanna River.
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Evers administration relaunches efforts to limit PFAS-
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ administration is trying again to limit the levels of a group of chemicals known as PFAS in Wisconsin’s groundwater.
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State cracks down on Flint company after Flint River spill-
State regulators on Monday ordered a Flint chemical company to truck wastewater to a water treatment plant, weeks after it was blamed for an oily discharge in the Flint River.
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Michigan property owners settle PFAS case for $54 million-
The deal involves approximately 1,700 properties north of Grand Rapids.
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BP reaches $2.75M deal over Indiana refinery pollution-
Oil titan BP reached a $2.75 million settlement over air pollution from its largest refinery after environmentalists complained of repeated emissions violations.
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Judge: Pipeline can operate on reservation amid reroute work-
A judge will allow an oil and gas pipeline to continue to flow on a northern Wisconsin reservation while its operators work to reroute the line around the tribal land.
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Isle Royale wolf population surges after nearly dying off-
Wolves play a crucial role in balancing the island ecosystem by preying on moose, which browse heavily on balsam fir and other plants.