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Proud of Minnesota's environment, speaker to reveal our messy history

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SPICER -- Minnesotans take pride in protecting the environment.

Stephen Lee knows what it took to get us here.

Well into the early 1970s, the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities was a foul-smelling waterway devoid of fish with floating mats of sludge, bubbling gasses and a sludge-covered bottom several feet thick.

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