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Submitted by (@gregory.clifford)

Environmental Funding Future

Short money for fixing our industrial legacy, building for more citizens and repairing decay, upgrading farm systems, all stem from ourselves alone. Fair and reasonable regulations of worker and environmental safety drove our industrial empire to a developing world without those cares. I mean China. We buy their products, and nobody pays their taxes here. No jobs, no money, no infrastructure. Simple. TPP would shift ...more »

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Submitted by (@markhayes)

5 to 25 acre wetlands

There needs to be a funding mechanism that is NOT DNR or BOSWR or DU. Thi funding mechanism would work best on a foundation basis with a sole purpose of restoring or creating and maintaining smaller wetlands and surrounding buffer lands for water fowl production. Regardless of what the DNR and PCA think, Wild Rice is not that hard to grow. To establish other wetland plants take minimal planning and acceptance that certain ...more »

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Submitted by (@johnpjames46)

Where and How to Find the Money

1. Legacy and Lottery Funds. Twice in the past 30 years, we Minnesotans have collectively shown our love for our iconic water by approving major public revenue generation and expenditure programs for which the money comes right out of our pockets - first in approving the lottery with environmental uses for the money embedded therein and then, virtually incredibly, in approving a sales tax increase. Some of what needs ...more »

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