STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER GOP Fights Dayton Effort to Restrict Some Fertilizer Use
Legislative Republicans are fighting a Dayton administration proposal to restrict farmers' use of nitrate fertilizers.
The GOP-controlled Minnesota House voted 69-56 Monday, April 16, to require legi... Posted on 4/17/18 at 9:32 AM
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU BUZZ Don’t Get Burned in a Hot Solar Market
BBB Tips on Going Solar
With many people becoming more interested in solar power and the affiliated rebates and tax credits available to homeowners and businesses, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota ... Posted on 3/9/18 at 3:13 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND How to Green up Your Holidays
A little effort and imagination can make your holidays more eco-friendly. Many of these practical tips also help reduce stress and save some "green" cash, too.
Download a sample poster or flyer and ... Posted on 12/15/17 at 3:02 PM
EAST METRO WATER - TIPS AND TALES FOR KEEPING WATER CLEAN The Changing Face of Outdoor Recreation and Environmental Protection
After 15 years as a nature and wildlife photographer, Dudley Edmondson had photographed mountains and valleys, fuzzy baby bears clinging to tree trunks, and brightly colored orioles perched in branche... Posted on 1/24/17 at 10:05 AM
(CNN) -- The oil and gas industry's injection of wastewater deep into the Earth is "a likely contributing factor" to the 50% increase in Oklahoma earthquakes since October, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
According to the Becker County Master Gardeners, May is the time that most flowering annuals are available as sturdy seedlings at garden center and nurseries but many will grow just as well or even better when you seed them directly into the garden.
Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Next week is the start of Spring Clean Up Week in greater Grand Forks.
And while it's a great time to get rid of unused items by placing them on the curb for the city or other citizens to pick up; there are some items that health and safety officials urge you not to place on the curb.
Stamford, CT (CNN) - A lot of Connecticut got a lot of rain over a 24 hour period. So much that a number of sewage plants around the state just couldn't handle it. Thirteen sewage treatment plants overflowed Thursday, spilling sewage. At least one of them spilled 25 million gallons worth.
The Wisconsin fishing opener is six days away, and people were still ice-fishing this past week. Many anglers think most lakes will remain ice-covered when the season opens Saturday. That was the case last year, too.
“Everyone around here — we’re all grumpy and gloomy,” said Steve Genson at Hayward Bait and Tackle in Hayward. “Last year was pretty good. Tourism here was good. We just lost a whole month.”
Sam Cook, Forum News Service, Duluth News Tribune
April 27, 2014
NOONAN, N.D. — A cleanup crew has removed filter socks that were illegally dumped in an abandoned gas station in a remote corner of northwest North Dakota, and discovered that there was about twice as much waste as initially estimated.
Forum News Service, Jamestown Sun
April 25, 2014
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