Monthly Archives: January 2011

Same Old Revolving Door for Industry Lobbying

Surprise. Brad Moore, the former commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has been officially hired as a lobbyist for the PolyMet Mining Company. Between his stint at the MPCA and his current sinecure, Moore worked in a governmental … Continue reading

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Legal Fight for Wild Rice Water Quality Standard

Just before the December Holidays (nice timing) the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce filed a lawsuit in Ramsey County attempting to block the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s enforcement of Minnesota’s water quality standard limiting sulfate discharge in wild rice waters (“Wild … Continue reading

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