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  • Friends of the Boundary Waters Unveils Participating Minnesota Craft Breweries in Brews and Canoes Program

    – MINNEAPOLIS (July 9, 2014) – Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness (FBWW) today announced the nine breweries from across the state participating in Brews and Canoes – a craft beer competition celebrating Minnesota’s outdoors and the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The competing breweries ready to battle for the coveted L’Etoile du Nord (Best in […]

  • Clean Air Groups Applaud EPA Review of Pollution Plan for Minnesota’s Dirtiest Coal-Fired Power Plant

    – MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 25, 2014) — After years of delay, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday agreed to revisit the pollution control plan for Xcel Energy’s Sherburne County Generating Station (Sherco). Sherco is Minnesota’s dirtiest coal-fired power plant. The pollution created by the 37-year-old Sherco plant is unhealthy for people and is a major contributor […]

  • Friends awards Vermilion CC scholarship

    – Congratulations to Vermilion Community College (VCC) student Em Westerlund, who is the 2014 recipient of the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness scholarship. She received $1000 to help her complete her AAS degree in Natural Resource Technology. Northern Communities Director Ian Kimmer presented the scholarship in a ceremony at VCC on April 24th. Em is […]

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