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American Indians, Evironmentalists Fight Weakened Wisconsin Mining Regulations

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More than 350 people gathered in the cold at the Wisconsin State Capitol this week to protest a proposed change in state mining regulations that environmentalists and Native Americans fear will pollute streams and waters near Lake Superior. Continue Reading →

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MN School Trust Lands: Contemplating the Golden Goose

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With the Minnesota budget crunch, there is pressure in the legislature to increase revenues from School Trust Lands. To some in the legislature there is concern that the DNR management protects the environment rather than extracting the maximum short term gains from the lands. Continue Reading →

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