A new study on Minnesota drinking water shows 22 public water systems tested for nitrate levels twice as high as federal standards allow. At that rate it can lead to a deadly blood disorder in infants called blue baby syndrome and possibly cancer
Delta Airlines will contribute $250,000 to the American Red Cross, which will send the money to Australian disaster relief funds.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday rejected two of the most important permits for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, giving a major victory to environmentalists.
The City of Woodbury has declared a water emergency as officials deal with chemical contamination in its water supply.
JetBlue vowed to start taking steps by July 2020, by bolstering the airline’s existing initiatives and offsetting an additional 15 to 17 billion pounds of emissions each year.
The Trump administration on Thursday proposed greatly narrowing the use of one of the country"s landmark environmental laws, calling for changes that could allow projects ranging from oil pipelines to mines to move forward with far less federal review of their impact on the environment.
New data from the Department of Health shows the many income disparities we have in Minnesota now extends to radon mitigation.
As we enter 2020, Minneapolis shoppers are reminded that plastic bags will soon come with a fee.
There's many ways you can re-purpose your Christmas tree after the holidays.
In an effort to protect the state's wild deer population from chronic wasting disease, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is temporarily prohibiting the movement of all farmed white-tailed deer.
MDA officials say the biggest concern this holiday season is elongate hemlock scale, a small insect that secretes a waxy coating and feeds on the sap.
Twin Metals submitted its plan for an underground mine in the Superior National Forest to federal and state regulators, kicking off an environmental review process that the company concedes could last nearly a decade.
The 16-year-old Swedish activist is the youngest person to ever receive the distinction.
The protesters unfurled a banner, emptied stockings of plastics and played a special song during the demonstration in the rotunda of Target's flagship store.
President Donald J. Trump said that he has asked the EPA to look at water standards because there are times when people turn on faucets or "take a shower and water comes dripping out. It's dripping out very quietly. Dripping out. People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times, as opposed to once they end up using more water."
Many Christmas sweaters contain harmful materials that are adding to world's pollution problem, according to a U.K. environmental charity.
The whale was found with roughly 220 pounds of garbage and debris, including sections of net, plastic cups and bags.
A new report from the U.N. Environment Program shows the amount of planet-heating gases being pumped into the atmosphere hitting a new high last year, despite a near-global pledge to reduce them.
The British band Coldplay has decided not to launch a global tour because of environmental concerns.
Minneapolis will soon make customers pay a nickel every time they take a carryout bag, a move aimed at protecting the environment by forcing people to bring their own bags.