News Release | Environment Minnesota

Minnesota’s new ‘Fix the Pipes’ alliance announces support for at least $300 million in water infrastructure funding

St. Paul, MN -- A new, nonpartisan alliance of legislative, city, business, labor, engineering and environmental leaders today called for the Minnesota Legislature to invest at least $300 million in water infrastructure projects that would provide clean drinking water, reduce pollution, improve public health, create approximately 7,200 jobs and generate a financial impact of $1.8 billion that would help revive COVID-19-ravaged local economies. 

News Release | Environment America

Sustainability experts celebrate Earth Day with “fossil fuel free” investing online panel

New York Times contributor Tim Gray moderated a Facebook Live panel viewed by hundreds, featuring Bill McKibben of 350.org and Leslie Samuelrich of Green Century Capital Management. These experts discussed how many environmentally inclined Americans have added fossil fuel free investing to the set of tools they use to protect the Earth.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Attorney General Ellison demands that EPA rescind pandemic polluter policy

Minneapolis, MN -- Yesterday, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, demanding that the agency rescind its new policy suspending enforcement of key environmental laws during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA decision to undercut mercury pollution standards puts our health at risk

After months of protest, even from members of the industries the federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) keeps in check, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an action that defangs the regulations.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Minnesota Right to Repair Coalition Calls for Immediate Action to Protect Repair

Minneapols, MN -- A coalition of environmental advocates, small businesses, and repair experts are calling on the state of Minnesota to immediately address dangerous barriers to repair. With hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans sheltering in places, lack of access to repair parts and information could leave people completely isolated. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and the state’s legislature could prevent this by passing emergency Right to Repair legislation that guarantees Minnesotans access to repair parts, diagnostic software, and repair manuals during this crisis.

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