Minnesota loons could benefit from BP oil spill money

loon floating in waterFrom the Star Tribune, October 9, 2018.

Minnesota’s loons have made it onto a national shortlist of conservation projects likely to be funded by an $18 billion fund established after the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Federal agencies overseeing the massive settlement announced Tuesday that the state’s loon project made the final list of three they support to address damage done to ocean wildlife populations.

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