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Posts Categorized: Water
What will budget cuts mean for Minnesota’s parks and water?
Last night, Steve Morse was interviewed on Fox 9 News about the Minnesota Legislature’s cuts to environmental funding. Here’s the story:
MEP testifies against finance bill that threatens MN’s clean water heritage
Steve Morse testifies about why HF1010 falls short of budget recommendations for the environment and also threatens Minnesota’s Great Outdoors heritage of clean lakes, rivers and streams.
Betty McCollum cites MN’s EPA Valentines on U.S. House Floor
On Feb. 16, Congresswoman McCollum referred to Minnesota’s Valentines to the EPA when she spoke against budget cuts to environmental protection programs on the U.S. House Floor.
Thanks for showing your love to the EPA
Thanks to everyone who participated in the We Heart EPA campaign! We are happy to report that the effort resulted in some great actions:
Minnesota Budget Project to hold briefing on Governor’s Budget
Governor Dayton will release his budget plan on Feb. 15. Come get a look at the details Feb. 18, at 1 p.m., from Abigail Read, Executive Budget Coordinator at Minnesota Management & Budget.
Urge Congress to fund Great Lakes Restoration
It is critical that members hear from their constituents about the importance of funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Testimony from high schooler opposing bill on coal
“As a student of Stillwater Area High School and a member of Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota, a metro-wide coalition of students concerned with environmental affairs, I am a daily witness to the passion and desire present in our generation to transform our already beautiful state into a more sustainably conscious home.
Commentary by Steve Morse: Minnesotans back mining — if it’s safe (Star Tribune)
There’s solid support for strong oversight on projects like PolyMet’s. By Steve Morse Published Dec. 27, 2010 Star Tribune Minnesota has a great opportunity to produce a unique legacy of… Read more »
‘Troubled Waters’ on TPT Oct. 5
Well, if you weren’t one of the 600 people who got tickets to Sunday’s Bell screenings of Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story, don’t fret. After yet another week of… Read more »