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CONTENTS Prologue • ix The Merritt Family and the Mesabi Iron Range The Mesabi Iron Range • 1 The Merritts Build into Duluth • 5 “What Rockefeller Did to Us” • 12 My Early Years in Duluth • 17 Entering Politics in the Sixties • 26 Environmentalism and the Reserve Mining Controversy What Is Being Dumped in Lake Superior? • 31 The Stoddard Report • 37 An Old Fashioned with Robert Traver • 49 The First Earth Day • 52 Minnesota DFL Politics • 54 The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency • 59 Taconite Tailings • 72 Establishing Environmental Policies • 77 I’m in Trouble with My Old Law Firm • 91 Reserve Mining and Asbestos • 94 The Minnesota Experimental City • 99 We Defeat Reserve Mining and Save Lake Superior • 106 Citizen Activist From Public Servant to Private Practice • 119 Battling for the Environment in the Suburbs • 128 Fighting a Virus in Lake Superior • 134 Parks and Trails • 139 Recognizing Progress—­ and Staying Alert • 142 A Lifetime of Change on Isle Royale • 153 Epilogue • 169 Acknowledgments • 171 Notes • 173 Index • 179 ...

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ISBN
9781452957081
Print ISBN
9780816678815
MARC Record
OCLC
1028583093
Pages
216
Launched on MUSE
2018-06-11
Language
English
Open Access
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