March 29, 2013 in River Falls Journal
Legislation is being proposed to prohibit frac-sand mining within 2,500 feet of a residential area.
December 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Overregulation of farms, water quality top concerns in forum
WORTHINGTON Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson said Monday he “got a really good sense of what farmers are thinking” following the fourth of six planned public hearings offered across the state to gather input on environmental policy. Continue Reading
August 17, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) A statewide activists group is asking a member of the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission to resign or sell his stake in a livestock confinement construction company.
July 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune
ST. PAUL The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments until July 27 on an environmental assessment worksheet that was prepared for a project to remove the Minnesota Falls Dam located on the Minnesota River in Yellow Medicine and Chippewa counties.
January 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called Tuesday for the elimination of the Environmental Protection Agency, which he wants to replace with a new organization that would work more closely with businesses and be more aggressive in using science and technology. Continue Reading