Who's Winging it on Groundwater?

Minnesota spends a lot of time agonizing over our water policy and ways to continually make it better.  Our 2013 report on groundwater policy is one such example. It’s not until one sees that California has had next-to-nothing in the way of policies to manage groundwater reserves that you realize there are regions out there just winging it.

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Two good reads

Sometimes we all get too busy to do all the reading we should. Here are a couple of pieces of important and thoughtful writing you may have missed:  An interview with John Foley by Ron Meador, environmental writer for MinnPost. Foley, the director of the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment won the prestigious … Read more Two good reads

Widespread pollution, intersex and kudzu

Each week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of some of the best regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to where they originally were published. 500,000 pollution violations in five years Jennifer Hall-Massey knows not to drink the tap water in … Read more Widespread pollution, intersex and kudzu

Drought, economic stimulus and bottled tap water

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to read the latest digest, or click on the links below to read the original articles. If you see something that interests you, let us know … Read more Drought, economic stimulus and bottled tap water