Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency released a report on the ecological health of American rivers and streams. It’s the first survey of its kind – and the results are not good.
Among the findings:
– 55 percent of the sampled sites are in poor condition for aquatic life
– 40 percent of rivers and streams [...]
There’s something messy and brown seeping into Minnesota politics.
Nearly four years ago, the Minnesota state legislature mandated that the state Department of Natural Resources revise regulations to reduce gigantic docks jutting into rivers and lakes and also to reduce the amount of human sewage flowing into Minnesota waters. Since waterfront building regulations were issued [...]