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|From: patty guerrero (pattypaxicloud.com)|
|Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:53:45 -0800 (PST)|
Deja vu . We need to help her save the Boundary Waters. (Again) > Begin forwarded message: > > From: "Doug Niemela, National Campaign Manager" <info [at] > savetheboundarywaters.org> > Subject: Star Tribune Cover Story > Date: November 29, 2016 at 11:45:06 AM CST > To: Patty Guerrero <pattypax [at] icloud.com> > Reply-To: info [at] savetheboundarywaters.org > > Dear Patty, > > <https://act.myngp.com/el/-898741427575126272/-8856308485433522432>I wanted > to make sure you saw the Minneapolis > <https://act.myngp.com/el/-898741427575126272/-8856308485433522432>Star > Tribune <https://act.myngp.com/el/-898741427575126272/-8856308485433522432>'s > Sunday cover story on our National Campaign Chair Becky Rom's lifelong quest > to protect the Boundary Waters Wilderness. > > This effort needs your support to succeed. Make a donation for Giving Tuesday > today. <https://act.myngp.com/el/-898741427575126272/-8784250891395594496> > "Now, more than 55 years later, she’s winning where it counts — in > Washington, D.C. Rom, 67, is the brains and, many say, the heart behind the > Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters, a swift and surprisingly effective > national campaign that would seal off the BWCA by simply imposing a permanent > ban on mining in its watershed. Thanks largely to that effort, the federal > government is on the verge of issuing a decision that could put a halt to a > $2.8 billion copper mine that has been proposed on the edge of the wilderness > area. > > The decision could mark a turning point for Minnesota — a shift in the > balance between the state’s long heritage of mining and the vision to protect > one of the few purely wild places left in the country...There is more at > stake than [Rom's] love for the million-acre wilderness that shaped her own > life. She longs to create a community that thrives on preserving the natural > wonder around it, rather than exploiting it." -- Star Tribune > <https://act.myngp.com/el/-898741427575126272/-8856308485433522432> > Today is Giving Tuesday. Please help Becky, and all of us who love the > Wilderness, permanently protect the Boundary Waters by making a contribution > today. <https://act.myngp.com/el/-898741427575126272/-8784250891395594496> > As Becky is quoted in the Star Tribune: "Every generation has a > responsibility. It’s not something I could walk away from." > > Thank you for being with us. > > Doug Niemela > National Campaign Manager > > > > You are receiving this e-mail because you have supported Northeastern > Minnesotans for Wilderness in the past or have expressed interest in the > Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and/or the Sustainable Ely project. > > > Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness > P.O. Box 625 > Ely MN 55731 United States > > If you believe you received this message in error or wish to no longer > receive email from us, please unsubscribe > <https://act.myngp.com/el/-898741427575126272/-8928366079471450368>. > > >
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