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The Minnesota Project
1885 University Avenue West Suite 315
Minnesota Project has been working to advance clean energy development in rural Minnesota since 1994. The goal has always been to create an industry that provides clean energy and that enhances rural communities. Wind energy, the least cost renewable, has
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Diane Jensen, The Minnesota Project University of Minnesota Crookston, 3/31/05
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Diane Jensen (,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,) ) is the Executive Director of The Minnesota Project, where she has worked since 1998.She has over twenty years of experience in the non-profit sector working as a lobbyist, campaign director, coalition organizer and policy analyst.She has served on numerous government taskforces and boards notably the Great Lakes Protection Fund Board, the Board of Water and soil Resources and the Minnesota Environmental Partnership.She was instrumental in the creation of the Reinvest in Minnesota Program, the Minnesota Environmental Trust Fund, and state energy policy.She is a Minnesota native and spends her non-work time expanding her garden at an alarming rate, reading, antiquing, and spending time with her two teenage children.
...Diane JensenDiane Jensen has worked in environment-related public policy, electoral politics and public interest campaigns since 1983.She played an important role in electing numerous environmental candidates and helped win passage of legislation that established the Environmental Trust Fund, groundwater and surface water protections, and solid and hazardous waste disposal laws.She was a founding Board member for the Great Lakes Protection Fund, and served on the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources.Diane is currently the Executive Director of the Minnesota Project.
Minnesota Environmental Partnership: News Room
Diane Jensen, chair of the MEP Board of Directors and executive director of The Minnesota Project, an MEP member organization.
"Minnesotans value our Great Outdoors," Jensen
said."Clean lakes, open spaces, abundant wildlife make our state a special place.However, our lakes aren't as clean as they should be and the state is at a 30-year low in conservation funding.
Duluth News Tribune | 02/18/2005 | State to spend renewable energy funds on coal gasification plant
"This makes no sense at all," said Diane Jensen, executive director of the Minnesota Project, a nonprofit economic development and environmental group.