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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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Help defend Clean Water Act

Our waters are beautiful — but they’re in trouble. Many lakes are threatened by pollution and overdevelopment. In fact, about 40 percent of tested waterways statewide are classified as impaired.

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Environmentalists Hold a Concrete Beach Party in St. Paul

How would you like to spend a hot summer day, in a parking lot?

That's what two environmental groups say could happen if Congress doesn't stick up for Minnesota lakes.

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North Star Rising

It would be easy to assume that Minnesota has all the policy support it needs to see a healthy amount of solar installations. The state has a renewable energy standard that compels utilities to obtain 25 to 30 percent of their energy from renewable sources over the next decade and a half. However, the RES has largely gone to support wind development. Now a large and well-organized coalition is pushing to pass a solar electricity standard of 10 percent by 2030.

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News Release | Environment Minnesota

Environment Minnesota releases plan to transition Minnesota off of oil

A comprehensive strategy to get off oil can reduce oil dependence in Minnesota by 1.13 billion gallons. In Minnesota alone, these savings would equal two and half times the amount that could be created by expanding dangerous deepwater drilling in the Atlantic and Pacific, according to a new report released today by Environment Minnesota.
 

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Report | Environment Minnesota Research & Policy Center

Getting off oil

America’s dependence on oil inflicts a heavy toll on our environment. There are many technologies and policy tools, however, that can curb America’s dependence on oil.

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