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Friday, March 17, 2006

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • What will happen to Minnesota's natural resources?
    Minnesota's outdoor legacy is responsible for a large measure of its reputation as a state with a great quality of life. But will it stand up to the pressures of the 21st century? What should the state's vision be toward the environment?11:06 a.m.
    David Hartwell: has been president of Bellcomb Technologies Incorporated. Previously, he managed several diverse business interests and has worked as a fundraising consultant. He served on the LTA board from 1992-2004. He was a co-founder of the Washington County Land Trust (now the Minnesota Land Trust) in 1991 and has been involved with numerous other environmental organizations, including the Minnesota Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, the Belwin Foundation, the Centennial Valley Preservation Project, The Trumpeter Swan Society, the Conservation Endowment Fund, and the James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History.
    John Curry: director of the Minnesota Campaign for Conservation.
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  • Striving for peace; sustaining the planet
    Former EPA administrator Christine Todd Whitman's remarks delivered Friday March 10, 2006 at the opening of the Luther College Nobel Peace Prize Forum, "Striving for Peace: Sustaining the Planet."12:06 p.m.
    Christine Todd Whitman: President of The Whitman Strategy Group, a management consulting/strategic planning partnership that provides policy and regulatory expertise in energy and power, water quality and other issues for government and business clients. She served in the cabinet of President George W. Bush as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from January of 2001 until June of 2003. Governor Whitman was the 50th Governor of the State of New Jersey, serving as its first woman governor from 1994 until 2001.

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