News Release | Environment Minnesota

Less Shelter from the Storm

After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recently pummeled our coasts, Environment Minnesota warned that pending budget proposals from the Trump administration and Congress threaten key programs that protect our communities from storm- related impacts. The group documented threats to programs that prevent or curb flooding, sewage overflows and leaks from toxic waste sites. Environment Minnesota also called for preventing more global warming-ueled extreme weather in the future.

News Release | Environment America

House Bill Would Shift America Entirely to Clean Energy By 2050

Today, Representatives Jared Polis (CO), Jared Huffman (CA), Raul Grijalva (AZ) and Pramila Jayapal (WA) introduced a bill to phase out fossil fuels and completely replace them with clean, renewable energy by 2050.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Campaign launched to educate Minnesota residents about 100 percent renewable energy

MINNEAPOLIS – Environment Minnesota Research & Policy Center is deploying dozens of door-knockers this summer in a major effort to educate Minnesotans about the prospects for shifting to 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

News Release | Environment America

Senate Bill Aims to Rollback Clean Car Standards

Today, Senators Blunt (R-MO), Moran (R-KS ), Young (R-IN), Stabenow (D-MI), Peters (D-MI), and McCaskill (D-MO) introduced a bill to amend vehicle standards, also known as the “Blunt Clean Cars Rollback”.

News Release

Trump’s Budget Delivers More Pollution, Not More Power, to States Including Minnesota; $245,341,000 Eliminated for Grants to State/Local Agencies

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Based on a briefing by the Trump Administration, President Trump’s proposed FY’18 budget would cut important environmental and health programs. Below is a statement from Madeline Page, Environment Minnesota Outreach Director, on the president’s FY’18 budget proposal.

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