News Release | Environment Minnesota

Environment Minnesota Applauds Governor Walz for Maintaining the Line 3 Appeal, Supports Stay of Construction

This morning, Governor Tim Walz announced that the Minnesota Department of Commerce will continue the appeals process, challenging Enbridge Inc.'s proposed expansion and relocation of its Line 3 crude oil pipeline. This is a reaffirmation of the clear science around Line 3: Minnesota cannot build a massive, wasteful tar sands pipeline and be a true leader on climate change.

News Release | Environment America

Remembering John Dingell

A personal remembrance from Katie Murtha, who serves as vice president of federal government affairs for U.S. PIRG and Environment America, both members of The Public Interest Network. Katie was formerly chief of staff for U.S. Rep. John Dingell, who passed away Thursday.

News Release | Environment Minnesota Research and Policy Center

New report highlights how toxic “accidents waiting to happen” threaten U.S. waterways

Facilities storing billions of gallons of toxic waste threaten America’s rivers and millions of people who live near them, according to a new report from the Environment Minnesota Research & Policy Center, U.S. PIRG Education Fund and the Frontier Group.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Environment Minnesota is Proud to Support 100% Carbon Free Bill

Environment Minnesota is proud to join a coalition of 30+ environmental organizations, faith leaders, scientists, youth activists and citizens around Minnesota calling for 100% carbon-neutral energy. SF850/HF700 would improve the state's energy standard to require 100% carbon neutral sources by 2050 for most utilities, and by 2045 for Xcel Energy. 

News Release | Environment America

Fast food and football: who scores, who fumbles?

With Super Bowl LIII coming up Sunday, Americans have foods such as hamburgers and pizza on their minds -- and many corporations (such as Budweiser) are touting their socially-responsible deeds in commercials.

But many corporate deeds go under the radar. In late January, two companies closely identified with football made big plays. One scored. One fumbled.

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