Minnesota launches Mississippi River cleanup effort

Minnesota launches Mississippi River cleanup effort By JOSEPHINE MARCOTTY , Star Tribune17 January 2012  Drain tiles that lead from farm fields into ditches and then into the Minnesota River contribute to pollution.  Photo by:  Brian Peterson, Star Tribune. Minnesota will be the nation's first test site for a federal program designed to stem the flow [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:04+00:00January 25th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Minnesota launches Mississippi River cleanup effort

Heinz Award bestowed on Dr. Nancy Rabalais

Heinz Award bestowed on Dr. Nancy Rabalais By Holly HebertJanuary 2, 2012The 17th Heinz Awards, in memory of U.S. Senator John Heinz, celebrated the power of the individual, with a special focus on the environment. Dr. Nancy Rabalais, Executive Director of LUMCON and Professor, was one of nine awardees honored in a ceremony at the [...]

2012-01-02T13:37:00+00:00January 2nd, 2012|News|Comments Off on Heinz Award bestowed on Dr. Nancy Rabalais