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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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Saint Paul gets charged up for electric vehicles with solar-powered EV stations

The increasing popularity of electric vehicles has led the City of Saint Paul to work together with Drive Electric Minnesota to create an EV charging infrastructure.

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News Release | Environment Minnesota

Congratulations Gina McCarthy, Our New U.S. EPA Administrator

The Senate confirmed Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency today after a 59-40 vote.

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Stormwater Runoff: The Pollution Engine

More frequent and intense thunderstorms are delivering more rainfall than the ground can absorb leading to agriculture and chemical pollution running off into Minnesota lakes and rivers.

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New law aims to make agencies accountable for clean water

The recently passed Clean Water Accountability Act utilizes new Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies or WRAPS which will shift the focus from individual lakes and streams to entire watersheds, increasing efficiency and saving money and time.

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News Release | Environment Minnesota

New Study: Nation’s Energy System Threatened By Global Warming-Related Severe Weather

The country’s energy system is threatened by global warming-fueled severe weather events according to a new study released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Energy. This report builds on numerous other studies that have made it clear that global warming is real, it is already starting to have devastating effects on our communities, and those effects will only grow worse unless we cut emissions of the carbon pollution fueling global warming now.

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