Drinking water for an estimated half a million Minnesotans is drawn from groundwater contaminated with elevated levels of nitrate, a toxic pollutant that is linked to cancer and is especially dangerous for infants, according to a recent Environmental Working Group analysis of federal and state test data. >>
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Winter-hardy perennial crops, under development through the University of Minnesota Forever Green Initiative, are green and growing even when other farm fields are barren. Credit: University of Minnesota Forever Green Initiative.
From pushing through a snowstorm to lobby our legislators to expanding our programs to address a major threat to the health of our river, agricultural pollution, FMR staff, members and River Guardians have a lot to be proud of from 2019! >>