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• alerts on new threats to Minnesota's environment
• opportunities to join other Minnesotans on urgent actions
• updates on the decisions that impact our environment
• resources to help you create a cleaner, greener future
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.
According to a new white paper released today by Environment Minnesota, the rapid growth of less expensive wind and solar energy and the plummeting costs of energy storage have led to a six-fold increase in energy storage capacity (excluding pumped hydropower) over the past decade.
Minneapolis, Minn. - A bill introduced in the Minnesota State Legislature could lower barriers to repair and reduce waste. The bipartisan “Fair Repair ACt (SF 15, Sens. Osmek, Marty and Pratt) requires companies to make replacement parts and tools available to consumers and repair shops and will help increase the viability of repair and reduce waste.
Federal regulators have rejected a proposal from Energy Secretary Rick Perry to subsidize unnecessary and aging coal and nuclear power plants at the expense of cleaner, more affordable energy options. The proposed rule was a not-so-thinly veiled effort to prop up dying fossil fuels and undermine modern, clean, renewable energy.
Today, the House of Representatives is voting on a tax bill that would open America’s unspoiled Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling and maintain billions in tax breaks for fossil fuel producers.
Today, the Trump administration took its first step toward rolling back the EPA’s Clean Power Plan by announcing a move to replace this critical program that cuts power plant pollution. Environment America released the following statement in response: