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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

House Subcommittee Guts Parks, Clean Water, and Climate Protections

This morning, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies moved to slash the FY 2014 Interior and Environment Appropriations budget by 18 percent.

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Stopping the Floods

As major floods become the norm in the Cannon River watershed, sandbags and flood walls aren't going to be enough anymore.  Agricultural and personal changes are needed to reduce the amount of water and fertilizer leaving cropland.

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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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