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Saturday Jul 19 | National Parks Traveler

Floodwaters Retreating, Campsites And Trails Reopening At Voyageurs National Park

After a very, very wet start to summer, things are starting to dry out at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, enough so that crews are reopening campsites and trails that had been closed.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

National Parks Traveler

EPA Agrees To Take A Look At Source Of Air Quality Problems At Voyageurs, Isle Royale National Parks

It took six years, and a lawsuit from the National Parks Conservation Association and other environmental organizations, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to look into the source of air quality problems at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota and at nearby Isle Royale National Park in Michigan.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US National Parks, Isle Royale National Park

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Washington Times

EPA to consider if Sherco contributes to park haze

The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to consider whether pollution controls at Xcel Energy's Sherco power plant are adequate for preventing haze over Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US National Parks

Sat Jun 21, 2014

National Parks Traveler

High Waters Causing Problems For Visitors At Voyageurs National Park

You wouldn't think a park based around lakes would have problems with water, but at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota officials are telling visitors they're traveling at their own risk this week following heavy rains.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

TwinCities

For resorters, high water can be OK, or not

From the yet-to-crest Mississippi River to the receding Rainy River flowages along the Canadian border, resort owners and their clients are seeing a mixed bag of fortune and folly as rivers and lakes absorb record-setting water from the sky.

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Related Topix: Baudette, MN, Kabetogama, MN, US National Parks

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