Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Students for the BWCA

07.11.16 Post by Ian Kantonen

The Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG) strives to create justice through all spheres of everyday life and MPIRG has been involved in issues around the Boundary Waters for decades. In the 1970s, MPIRG was one of the key organizations that made the BWCA a paddle-only zone. With recent industries showing interest in the BWCA, […]

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Better than a landfill…?

07.08.14 Post by Ian Kantonen

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I lived in Minneapolis for seven years before knowing that there was a garbage burner in the middle of the city.  During that time I enjoyed driving around the highways, watching the skyline shift and change as the road wrapped around its edges.  The western side, renovated with the addition of a sparkling new stadium, […]

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