News Release | Environment Minnesota

Green Ideas & Ham Forum To Cover Solar Works for Minnesota

Environment Minnesota started hosting a monthly breakfast forum, Green Ideas and Ham, last year. Since then, our quest for truth, eggs, and creating a healthier planet has led us to lively conversation on Minnesota's most pressing environmental issues. We're rolling into 2011 with a discussion of our Solar Works for Minnesota campaign.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

New Report: Sherburne County Coal Plant Near Becker Is Dirtiest in Minnesota

The Sherburne County coal-fired power plant near Becker, MN is the dirtiest power plant in Minnesota based on carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution ranking it as the 13th dirtiest plant in the country for 2007, according to a new analysis of government data released today by Environment Minnesota. 

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Nuclear Power Will Set Back Race Against Global Warming, New Report Shows

Far from a solution to global warming, nuclear power will actually set America back in the race to reduce pollution, according to a new report by Environment Minnesota. Leading environmental organizations are calling on states and Congress to focus on energy efficiency and renewable energy instead of nuclear power as the solution to global warming.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

New Report: Pollution Up 27% in Minnesota Since 1990

Minnesota’s global warming pollution increased by 27 percent since 1990, according to a new analysis of government data released today by Environment Minnesota.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Over 230 Million Pounds of Toxics Discharged into American Waterways

Industrial facilities dumped over 2 million pounds of toxic chemicals into Minnesota’s waterways, according to a report released today by Environment Minnesota: Wasting Our Waterways: Industrial Toxic Pollution and the Unfulfilled Promise of the Clean Water Act. The report also finds that toxic chemicals were discharged in 1,900 waterways across all 50 states.

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