Sep

05

Our Most Important Work

Introducing the next generation to conservation is Our Most Important Work. We never want to become a pest, the invasive species in your life, but we need your help – money to do this work. While we have been lucky to have ongoing support for our major programs, money to connect with young kids and high school and college students is harder to come by – and the 2014-2015 program year is just starting!

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Aug

20

“Waters of the US” Public Comment Period Extended

On March 24, the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers proposed a rule to clarify “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. According to the Clean Water Act, “waters of the US” are subject to regulation, which means that, among other things, point source polluters must obtain a permit prior to […]

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Jun

03

CURE Supports EPA Carbon Pollution Rules

You can help us enlist Governor Dayton’s support for strong action to limit mercury and carbon pollution from power plants in Minnesota —> sign this petition today.

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Jan

09

Sulfide Mining: Where will it take us?

PolyMet Mining Corp. has offered Minnesota a Faustian bargain in the form of a sulfide mine in the Superior National Forest. The company has promised 20 years of jobs, economic stimulus, and the revival of the mining economy of Northern Minnesota through the extraction of copper, nickel, and other metals. An open-pit mine and prosperity. Oh, and 500 years of toxic waste clean-up. By Ariel Herrod at CURE with support from Erik Hatlestad at MPIRG.

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Sep

15

Take Action: Replace Sherco with Clean Energy

CURE works with our Minnesota clean energy partners to reduce harmful pollution and replace last century’s coal electricity generation plants with better and cleaner options. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is currently taking comments on the future of Xcel Energy’s Sherco 1 and 2 coal generators. Please take a minute to learn more and take action by using the easy form provided by CURE’s clean energy partner, Fresh Energy.

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