EPA bails on mining case after Minnesota balks

EPA inspectors in 2017 found contaminated water leaking out of a mining operation in northern Minnesota and started pursuing a federal enforcement action. That would likely have meant a multimillion-dollar fine for U.S. Steel Corp., which owns the giant Minntac iron...

Money to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes

This month, the Michigan Senate approved funding to appropriate $8 million to the Department of Natural Resources for Michigan’s contribution to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to rebuild the Brandon Road Lock and Dam in Illinois. Read the full story by...