There is a special place in hell for people who poison the well. It’s an old war tactic— to throw a dead body down into the town well. But when it’s the town managers doing the throwing, you got to wonder who profits and what’s safe to drink.
If you don’t live in Flint, Michigan or Jackson, Mississippi, you may want to ask where your potable (drinkable) water comes from and how it’s delivered. People in the Twin Cities drink out of the Mississippi River. The City of Minneapolis distributes 57 million gallons of water daily to its three million residents plus businesses More
"What I can’t help but ask is, why on earth would Glencore be allowed to do business here in Minnesota? Especially when thousands of acres of wetlands and billions of gallons of fresh clean water are on the line?"
Critics say [Governor] Noem is turning the National Guard into a private mercenary force targeting migrants, but the governor’s plans for the National Guard could encompass other activities. “This, to me, is an extension of the fight that’s happening all over Mother Earth, protecting the last beautiful places, protecting the sacred,” https://youtu.be/urIpqG4y8iA Resistance to More
The three major watersheds in the United States just happen to be in Minnesota. This Minnesota state map delineates the three major watersheds of the United States that happen to lie within Minnesota state boundaries. The Continental Divides delineates where water flows north, south, or east, shaped by geography and glacial melt. Water is governed More
"The proposed monstrosity would snake through 200 pristine lakes and rivers in Northern Minnesota including watersheds for the wild rice that is unique to this part of the world and has been intrinsic to the Anishinaabeg/Ojibwe way of life for centuries. A spill could permanently destroy rice beds as well as the fish and wildlife habitat."
"Riley Creek has experienced a noticeable decrease of fish and plant life according to water protector Friends of Fredrick-Miller Spring. The Spring’s generosity rushes down Purgatory Ridge and is arguably the last fast-flowing, easy access, good-tasting major spring water in the Mississippi watershed of southern Minnesota."
“We are the river, and the river is us. We have no choice but to stand up.” — LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, Founder of Sacred Stone Camp, Cannonball, ND
Arguing against the misplaced fear of economic disaster and unemployment arising from the transition to a green economy, they show how this bogus concern encourages climate denialism.