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Audubon: Minneapolis should address environmental impacts of its 2040 Plan

A commentary in MinnPost by the President of the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis states: "The resulting Sunde report is available on the Smart Growth Minneapolis website. It suggests sobering impacts on water and air quality, dramatic losses in green space and plant life, and huge increases in glass and other impervious surfaces often fatal to birds and others. All these deficits could be addressed without significantly diminishing the laudable rhetoric found in the 2040 Plan. We should be able to address our housing challenges, confront climate change, improve opportunity for our diverse populations in more equitable ways without waging such devastation on our city’s environment." [MinnPost photo by Corey Anderson]

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