A new report from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency states that more than HALF the lakes and streams in Minnesota are impaired. Miranda Nichols from the MPCA explains the significance of these findings.

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Environmental stories on Almanac are sponsored by the Minnesota State Lottery.

 

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The proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mining project near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area has triggered a flurry of debate – and Almanac’s David Gillette explores the issues in this investigative story, “What’s at stake in the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel project?” 

In recent weeks, both Minneapolis and Saint Paul have announced proposals for major riverfront redevelopment projects. Almanac’s Mary Lahammer explores the plans outlined by Twin Cities mayors Jacob Frey and Melvin Carter.