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As a new Legislative session begins, clean water activists are trying to decide which partnerships and causes will be the most productive to lobby for. Priorities are evolving as new climate change data becomes available, which is complicating the fight and dividing the pot of available funds even further. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Clean water watchdogs differ on process, agree on goals

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As the fight persists to keep Minnesota's waters clean, some of the watchdog associations are changing partnerships and priorities.

And it is causing disagreement on how monies should be spent, which partnerships are the most fruitful and what path to pursue. As the climate change picture points to larger issues, signs of fatigue and friction are emerging.


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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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