Mankato Free Press: Your View: Walz receives high environmental rating

In his second term in the U.S. Congress, Minnesota’s First District Rep. Tim Walz again has received high marks from two nonpartisan environmental groups, the League of Conservation Voters and the Sierra Club.

Closer to home, the Sierra Club’s Minnesota North Star Chapter also has endorsed Representative Walz to continue his work, while giving Walz’s opponent, Randy Demmer, a rating of zero for his state legislative record on the environment.

In difficult economic times it might be tempting to neglect caring for our environment. But, such neglect would be short sighted and tragic. The beauty and wealth of Minnesota’s lakes, forests, pastures and plains need to be preserved and cared for.

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