News Release | Environment Minnesota

Right to Repair Legislation Would Reduce Barriers to Repair, Cut Waste

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.

News Release | Environment America

Federal regulators reject Rick Perry proposal to bail out coal and nuclear plants

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.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Tax Bill Threatens America’s Environment

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.

News Release | Environment America

Trump administration announces steps to replace EPA’s Clean Power Plan

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:

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Mixed Environmental Grades for Minnesota's Legislators

Minneapolis (Dec. 7, 2017) --  Today, Environment Minnesota released its federal scorecard evaluating how the Minnesota congressional delegation has voted when it comes to supporting clean air, clean water and other environmental protections.

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