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Minnesota District Court Declines to Extend Limited NEPA Cause of Action to Section 4(f) 

On February 25, 2016, the United States District for the District of Minnesota granted the Metropolitan Council’s motion to dismiss challenges to a proposed light rail transit route—the… 848 more words

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LRT Blue Line Extension Approved By Final Municipality

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The fifth and final municipality unanimously approved an extension to the light rail blue line in their district Friday, clearing the way for the project to move forward. 103 more words

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MPCA Claims Environmental Successes In 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it came up with a variety of creative approaches to the state’s environmental challenges in 2015. 127 more words

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Met Council: Glitch Disrupting Metro Mobility Service

Update: The Metropolitan Council says that the scheduling system has been fixed and that customers can expect to place reservations as usual Tuesday morning.

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Metro Transit Installs Solar Panels On Bus Garages

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A lot of people try to be more energy efficient by using mass transit. Now, mass transit is turning to solar power to match that commitment. 56 more words

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Susu Jeffrey | Shafted by SWLRT: Comments on the Most Expensive Public Works Project Ever Proposed in Minnesota

The Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) public process by Hennepin County Commission and Metropolitan Council has been an exercise in pretend democracy. From the beginning the LRT was presented by elected and appointed government officials as a… 2,482 more words

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