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Green Visions: wake boats or no wake boats? Send in the science


The controversy over wake boats, the pricey recreational craft designed to make a huge wake for folks to board or ski on, threatens to swamp lakes, townships and counties across the state, particularly since Minnesota boating laws don't yet have anything to say about them, specifically.

Enter science, in the form  of the University of Minnesota's St. Anthony Falls Laboratory. They're actually crowdfunding a research study to look at boat wake impacts on Minnesota lakes.  Groups like Safe Wakes for Minnesota Lakes are hoping the science will back up their contention that state laws governing wake boats need to be put in place.

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