The Washington Post has a story on mining for metals in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is an interesting look at an issue that will become a hot topic in Minnesota. There are a few different proposals for mining operations along the Iron Range that would extract copper, nickel and/or other metals. I’ve even heard… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Great Lakes
The Healing our Waters Coalition has a new report out detailing participation in the Federal Farm Bill for states around the Great Lakes.
Road tripped up to Duluth for the Governor’s signing of the Great Lakes Compact today. Here are a couple of photos.
Today, the Minnesota Senate debated and passed the Great Lakes Compact (HF 110)!
The Great Lakes Compact was passed by the Minnesota House today with a vote of 97 to 35. The Senate companion bill received its “second reading” today and therefore could be up for a vote as early as next week, but I don’t believe that it has been scheduled yet. Recommend on Facebook Share on google… Read more »
The Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact (HF 110) will reportedly be up for a vote before the full House body tomorrow (Thursday).
It is something that I didn’t want to read about, but like a slow motion car crash you could see it coming. The Duluth News Tribune has reported that Minnesota now has Quagga mussels.
I took a long weekend up to the South Shore of Lake Superior to visit a friend and it seems we got some new commissioners while I was out. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it
Lame attempt at a clever headline? Yes. But that doesn’t make the topic of privatizing water and the people who talk about it any less important (though the expression “privatizing water” doesn’t exactly make it sexy either). The cover issue of this week’s Pulse Magazine is all about bottled water and the commodification of a public good. It… Read more »
Here’s to Cleveland!