News Release | Environment Minnesota

Join Polar Explorer Ann Bancroft for Earth Day Celebration

We have a sold-out house for Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 17th at the Red Stag Supperclub where we will hear from Polar Explorer Ann Bancroft, and Fresh Energy's Executive Director Michael Noble, and we'll be honoring former state legislator and PUC Chair Ellen Anderson, Vice President Walter Mondale and others.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Obama Administration to Protect Minnesotans’ Health by Setting Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed historic new limits on carbon pollution from new power plants.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Over 1.4 Million Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Dumped into Minnesota Waterways

Industrial facilities dumped 1,455,361 pounds of toxic chemicals into Minnesota waterways, according to a new report released today by Environment Minnesota and co-authored by the Frontier Group.

News Release | Environment Minnesota Research and Policy Center

4 of 5 Minnesotans Hit by Recent Weather Disasters; New Report Says Global Warming to Bring More Extreme Weather

As we continue to set record-high temperatures nearly every day this week in Minnesota, a new Environment Minnesota report documents how global warming could lead to certain extreme weather events becoming even more common or more severe in the future. 

News Release | Environment Minnesota Research and Policy Center

Nuclear Power Plants Threaten Drinking Water for 935,100 Minnesotans

The drinking water for 935,100 people in Minnesota could be at risk of radioactive contamination from a leak or accident at a local nuclear power plant, says a new study released today by Environment Minnesota Research & Policy Center and the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG).

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