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Four Things You Can Do to Celebrate Earth Day This Year

On April 22, 2020, the world will celebrate the 50th annual Earth Day. Since 1970, Earth Day has helped raise awareness and motivate people and governments to take action on various environmental issues including water conservation, deforestation, climate change, habitat loss and pollution....

August 26, 2015

Fridley council accepts bid for street rehabilitation project

Sun Focus - Aug. 26, 2015

[A] chamber storm water treatment system is being proposed at Summit Square Park, along the piping on Horizon Drive, which is being funded by a Mississippi Watershed Management Organization grant.
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July 25, 2015

An Urbanist’s Dream: New MSP Innovation District Would Create National Standard for City Building

The Line - July 28, 2015

The shared stormwater plan is particularly innovative and eco-friendly. Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is spearheading the construction of aboveground and/or underground reservoirs to store stormwater runoff from private properties.
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June 18, 2015

Columbia Heights library progresses into design phase

Sun Focus - June 18, 2015

The city received a $300,000 grant from Anoka County to help with environmental remediation, along with a $600,000 grant from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to help with stormwater efforts.
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April 20, 2015

Walker Art Center goes green in $75 million project

Star Tribune - April 20, 2015

The state of Minnesota provided $8.5 million in bonding funds; $1.5 million came from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
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February 27, 2013

Edison High School getting a green makeover

The Journal - Feb. 27, 2013

HOLLAND — A two-part stormwater management project at Edison High School will begin construction the day after school gets out, bringing a new rain garden, more trees, parking lot improvements and public artwork to the school. The estimated $400,000 project will be funded through a capital investment by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) and is part of the Northeast Green Campus Initiative.
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