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January 27, 2017
Canoeists that started at the headwaters of the Mississippi River paddle through northern Minnesota in this 2010 file photo. Forum News Service
Mississippi River heavily polluted as it runs south
January 27, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 11, 2017
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday said it has granted Endangered Species Act protection to the rusty patched bumble bee, a native species of Minnesota and Wisconsin that has been declining rapidly in recent years. Courtesy of the Xerces Society
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2017
The smoky-winged beetle bandit preys on emerald ash borer and similar beetles. A new program monitors this wasp to help determine in EAB is present in an area. (University of Minnesota Extension photo by Jeff Hahn)
Smokey Winged wasp recruited in fight against Emerald Ash Borers
January 10, 2017 - 12:29pm
December 22, 2016
Great Lakes get 22 million pounds of plastics annually
December 22, 2016 - 11:00am
Around 60 volunteers participated in a restoration project at Pine Bend Bluffs on Saturday, Oct. 15. Pine Bend Bluffs includes 1,650 acres along the Mississippi River, just east of Rosemount. (Submitted Photo)
Volunteers team up to conserve space along Mississippi River
October 22, 2016 - 5:46am
October 16, 2016
This rendering shows a proposed plan for a biorefinery facility on a site adjacent to SKB Environmental’s construction debris landfill on Highway 55 near the intersection with Highway 52 in Rosemount. (Submitted Photo)
Companies propose turning trash into renewable energy
October 16, 2016 - 5:30am
April 23, 2015
Minnesota Pollution Control recruiting water quality monitors
April 23, 2015 - 12:42pm
April 2, 2015
Flint Hills Community Action Council seeks members
April 2, 2015 - 11:59am
February 19, 2015
Deal could put solar panels on Rosemount City Hall
February 19, 2015 - 10:48am
December 31, 2014
Residents can comment on refinery projects
December 31, 2014 - 2:34pm
December 26, 2014
Rosemount High School student Cecilia Murphy puts labels on new garbage collection bins. Students were recruited to roll out the school's new recycling and organic composting program. The new program aims to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills.
Rosemount High School aims to reduce waste with new program
December 26, 2014 - 11:20am
December 18, 2014
Council reviews environmental information
December 18, 2014 - 10:13am
October 1, 2014
Report highlights hazards on UMore property
October 1, 2014 - 10:05am
September 11, 2014
Well water testing program expands
September 11, 2014 - 10:39am