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10,000 petitions delivered to protect Boundary Waters

Environment Minnesota staff delivered nearly 10,000 petition signatures to the Environmental Protection Agency urging it to reject applications for toxic sulfide mines near the Boundary Waters and Lake Superior. Read more.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

President Obama Outlines Plan to Tackle Global Warming with Clean Energy

Last night, President Obama delivered his State of the Union address. The following is Environment Minnesota's response.

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News Release | Environment Minnesota

Governor Dayton challenges legislators to work with others to increase solar energy

In his State of the State address last night, Gov. Mark Dayton came out huge for clean, renewable solar power.

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News Release | Environment Minnesota

100 Day Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy Marked with Call for Action on Global Warming

As communities in New Jersey and New York are still struggling to rebuild 100 days after Superstorm Sandy slammed the Mid-Atlantic, Environment Minnesota urged state and federal officials to redouble their efforts to tackle global warming. Scientists have warned that global warming is helping to fuel the recent increase in extreme weather, and will make events like Superstorm Sandy, and last summer’s record drought, more severe and more frequent unless more is done to cut the carbon pollution fueling global warming.

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Dayton, legislators should commit Minnesota to solar energy

It is time for Dayton and our legislators to pass a 10 percent by 2030 solar energy standard. It will reduce pollution, create jobs and boost Minnesota's economy while reducing our dependence on imported energy. Solar energy solves many problems. Now it is up to Dayton and the Legislature to execute the solutions so Minnesotans can take advantage of this untapped resource.

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News Release | Environment Minnesota

MINNESOTA STATE LEGISLATORS APPLAUDED FOR CALLING ON PRESIDENT OBAMA TO PRIORITIZE ACTION ON GLOBAL WARMING

The National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) delivered to President Obama a letter signed by 302 state legislators from 40 states, including 23 Minnesota state legislators, urging him to prioritize tackling global warming in his second term. The move was applauded by Environment Minnesota and other environmental advocates across the country. 

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