May

31

Chen hits the road for CURE

Long time CURE member, Jianhua Qian “Chen” sets out to pedal from the Missouri River to the Mississippi River in Iowa to raise awareness and money for CURE.  This ride will begin on Sunday, July 23 in Glenwood, IA by putting his rear bike tire in the Missouri River and end eight days later putting […]

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Mar

07

Clean Water is the Responsibility of Every Minnesotan

“What we really need is to establish an ethic of clean water practices.” I urge you, and I ask you, to spend today establishing our ethic: that clean water practices are every Minnesotan’s responsibility. That anything less is unacceptable. And that it’s achievable if all of us do our part.”– Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, Water […]

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Jan

29

Act on Minnesota Water

“The Governor needs our help to move the needle on water,” said Duane Ninneman, CURE Executive Director. “Shining a light on the polluters and obstructionists is paramount for us in 2016. We will prioritize our focus on addressing pollution to our state’s surface waters and groundwater, squarely targeting the greatest contributors to water degradation and […]

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Aug

26

Minnesota coal pollution costs over $2 billion a year in health and environmental impacts

Pollution not only harms our environment, it also costs Minnesotans a huge amount of money every year. Here in Minnesota, pollution from coal plants alone costs us at least 2 billion dollars a year in health and environmental impacts, and that number continues to grow. Post by Kristian Nyberg, Energy Program Coordinator.

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Jun

22

Take Action: I am rural, and I support clean water

Many have been watching the controversy unfolding around the Clean Water Rule. This straightforward rule-making process intended to clarify and streamline clean water protections was immediately blown out of proportion by special interests. Now, after taking into consideration the more than one million comments it received, the EPA has finalized a Clean Water Rule and […]

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