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

Report cards on Legacy spending

Report issued on Clean Water Fund spending A number of Minnesota state agencies that receive Clean Water Fund appropriations have released a new report tracking how the money was spent in 2010 and 2011. A news release from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, which led the inter-agency review, says the report found:  For every state … Read more Report cards on Legacy spending

Mercury in fish; food sustainability

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Mercury levels in fish increase Mercury emitted from American smokestacks has been declining … Read more Mercury in fish; food sustainability