STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH N.D. spill website now live
BISMARCK A North Dakota website detailing oil spills and other environmental incidents is now live.
The North Dakota Department of Health created the website, www.ndhealth.gov/ehs/spills, to make inf... Posted on 12/4/13 at 7:55 PM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK The Road to 21st Century Skills
By Fargo Public Schools Instructional Resources Director Jodell Teiken
What knowledge and skills do students need to help them succeed in school and in life? Of course content knowledge is important;... Posted on 11/19/13 at 8:00 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Invasion of the Lake Snatchers
Zebra mussels have apparently invaded the lake my grandparents' cabin is on.
This is not good news, as the mussels are an invasive species famous for encrusting everything put into a lake, including ... Posted on 7/17/13 at 9:00 AM
MSUM Student Innovates Campus Greenhouse
Sustainability is put to use
By Kristin Kirtz
Thanks to senior Tyler Franklin, a biosciences and sustainability major, what was once an unproductive space on campus is now a great research tool.
Fr... Posted on 6/4/13 at 1:42 PM
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF FARGO-MOORHEAD Service Recap 14 April 2013
A Religious Call for Climate Justice
Global climate change is arguably one of the most pressing concerns of our time. The rise of atmospheric CO2 due to the burning of fossil fuels is causing signific... Posted on 4/14/13 at 10:32 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — It took nearly two weeks for North Dakota officials to tell the public about an autumn pipeline rupture that caused more than 20,000 barrels of crude to ooze across a northwestern wheat field.
JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press
, December 02, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — If you're one of many Minnesotans replacing traditional holiday lights with energy-efficient LEDs and wondering what to do with all those old jumbled cords, the answer might be at your local hardware store.
KINCARDINE, Ontario (AP) — Ordinarily, a proposal to bury radioactive waste in a scenic area that relies on tourism would inspire "not in my backyard" protests from local residents — and relief in places that were spared.
JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer
, November 26, 2013
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Chicago-based environmental group warned in a new report against increased shipment of petroleum products on the Great Lakes, particularly a plan to ship oil out of Superior, Wis.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A leading Minnesota Pollution Control Agency official will be in Washington on Thursday for a White House-organized brainstorming session on reducing nitrate contamination in the Mississippi River basin.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's legislative auditor is finding fault with a state program to promote sustainable forestry, saying there are insufficient assurances that participating landowners comply with program requirements.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Democratic lawmakers have slated a hearing this week to seek answers on pipeline safety in the wake of this fall's massive spill in the northwest corner of the state.
JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press
, November 18, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture plans to test 70,000 private wells in the state's farming regions to measure nitrogen contamination that seeps into the ground from fertilizers.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Climate change threatens the big game animals that call Minnesota home — from moose to deer to bears — and the state needs to plan for how protect those species and the outdoor recreation economy that depends on them, conservation groups warned Thursday.
STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press
, November 14, 2013
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