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SD group urges uranium mine cleanup on Earth Day

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota group says old uranium mines across the state and U.S. are contaminating water and the air with radioactive chemicals. The group, Defenders of the Black Hills, is helping to lead an effort to educate…continue reading on

Driveways, sealcoating and Earth Day: Key things to consider

April 20, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

As we get ready to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, you might ask yourself, “What can I do to protect the environment?” Any time you’re doing things around the house is a good time to ask whether there’s a safer alternative. Continue Reading

Kid Academy youngsters help keep Dickinson clean

April 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Youngsters in the Kid Academy preschool program celebrate a belated Earth Day. Continue Reading

Grand Cites greening together along the Red River

April 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Recycling grows by the tons in both citiesSeveral events across the region will focus on awareness and appreciation of the environment today to celebrate Earth Day, but East Grand Forks and Grand Forks residents increasingly are doing their part to lead greener lives throughout the year by recycling more of their trash, rather than having it hauled to a landfill to be buried under tons of dirt. Both communities have shown marked improvements in recent years in collecting for recycling aluminum, tin, glass, newspapers, cardboard, clothes and plastic, city officials said. Continue Reading

Earth Day: Dickinson spring cleanup starts Monday, last through May

April 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Earth Day is here, but Dickinson businesses, residents and officials are taking more than the designated environmental awareness day to make an effort at cleaning up the city. Continue Reading

Going green on Earth Day

April 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington Middle School students proudly show off their green in celebration of Earth Day which is Sunday. The middle school event was organized by Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD). Activities included a fundraiser to plant a tree on the school grounds. Continue Reading

Earth Day: To walk, bike or drive?

April 21, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Inspired by anti-war movements, former U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, Wisconsin, held the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 in aneffort to bring attention to environmental concerns he said were being overlooked by the U.S. government and its people. Continue Reading

Celebrate Earth Day by conserving energy, says commerce department

April 21, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

In observance of the 41st Earth Day on April 22, the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources is reminding consumers how easy it is to conserve energy and save money throughout the year. Continue Reading

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