Minnesota agency plans to set new rules that critics say will allow degradation in water quality.
Environmental crusader shares his perspectives in highly readable memoir.
The remarkable story of an 8-year effort
In the early 1970s, Minnesota legislators put key environmental protections into law. An oral history project aims to recall how the bills were passed with wide margins, and how effective the laws have been.
As a graduate student, Deborah Swackhamer made important discoveries about toxic chemicals polluting the Great Lakes; as a researcher she endured a grueling industry investigation; as a public scientist she showed how to make Minnesota’s lakes and rivers cleaner. In retirement she continues her lifelong quest to improve water quality.
Book celebrates Minnesota peace, justice campaigner.
A landowner near Duluth hires horse loggers to selectively cut aging aspen, fostering the growth of young maples and oaks.