Category Archives: Township/Local Government

Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Factory: Backyard Now A Public Park, High Levels of Plutonium Contamination

From WBUR’s Fresh Air, June 12, 2012. Kristen Iversen spent her childhood in Colorado close to the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons factory, playing in fields and swimming in lakes and streams that it now appears were contaminated with plutonium. Later, … Continue reading

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Mapping to Save Your Ecosystem: Citizens Take Action

Interactive Maps Help Pygmy Tribes Fight Back – NewScientist – 21 February 2012 Online games and interactive maps could help pygmy tribes in Africa fight logging and poaching in their area. Part of the Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) programme launched on Friday … Continue reading

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CapX2020 Application

Application to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for a Route Permit for the Fargo to St. Cloud 345 kV Transmission Line Project. (Vol. 1 of 3) Application Appendix:  Detailed Aerial Photography Project Maps (Appendix B): Appendix Part B.1 Detailed Aerial … Continue reading

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CapX2020: Notifications and Involvement

Exhibit A: October 1, 2009 TO: Local government units in or near the proposed routes included in the CapX2020 Fargo-St. Cloud 345 kV Transmission Line Project Permit application. RE: Notice of filing a Route Permit application for the Fargo-St. Cloud … Continue reading

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