Nov

29

I Give to CURE…to Build Civic Leaders Across Rural Minnesota

My name is Erik Hatlestad and I’m a Clean Up the River Environment (CURE) sustaining member, and on staff as the Energy Program Associate. I’ve always lived in Western Minnesota. I love it here. I love our communities and the landscapes that embrace us. Of all of the places in the world I could call home, […]

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Nov

15

I Give to CURE…to Build Communities of Environmental Stewards

My name is Katie Laughlin.  I am CURE’s Communications & Program Associate and I am a sustaining member of CURE.  If you’ll give me a moment of your time, I’d like to tell you a story… When I was ten, my family moved to a farm.  I remember the grove in our backyard most clearly […]

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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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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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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. […]

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