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    January 1, 2014
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    January 1, 2014
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    January 1, 2014
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    January 1, 2014

CURE BlogWritings and posts on all the latest activities at CURE

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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Jan

08

Itching to get outdoors? Do it with CURE this year.

After the past week of sub-arctic temperatures, the staff at CURE is gearing up for an exciting 2014 Events & Adventures series! Get a glimpse of what to expect this year and let us help you start planning your outdoor activities for 2014.

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Jan

07

CURE Senior Director assumes Clean Energy Responsibilities

CURE Senior Director, Duane Ninneman, has agreed to serve as RE-AMP’s Clean Energy Working Group leader for the next three years. Ninneman was appointed to lead the working group as its interim leader in April 2013 and has now assumed a three-year term following an uncontested election.

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Dec

10

Climate Change, Water, and Dirt

November 5, CURE hosted a presentation by Don Reicosky, a retired USDA-ARS soil scientist still actively educating people world-wide about his research on CO2 emissions, tillage practices in agriculture and soil organic matter. By Ariel Herrod, CURE Program Assistant.

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