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.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

No Bees, No Thanksgiving

Minneapolis, Minnesota — "There's almost no safe place for a bee to exist." That's the bottom line from a new study, which reveals that three-quarters of all honey worldwide is contaminated with neonicotinoids (“neonics”), a widely used class of bee-killing pesticides. Beekeepers have already lost 33% of their bees -- just in the last two years – but we rely on bees to pollinate 71 of the 100 crops that provide 90 percent of the world's food. Minnesota’s legislature and the MDA need to incentivize farmers to transition away from pre-treated neonicotinoid seeds, which are decimating our state's bee population. 

News Release | Environment America

Just-Passed House Tax Bill would Doom America to a Dirty Energy Future

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed their tax bill that slashes incentives for clean energy sources such as wind and solar and electric vehicles, while maintaining most of the permanent oil incentives and extending nuclear tax breaks. Environment America's DC Office Director Anna Aurilio issued the following statement in response:

News Release | Environment America

More than 30,000 Americans Call on Secretary Perry to Stop Blocking Clean Energy

Today, Environment America delivered a message from 33,923 supporters in all 50 states urging Energy Secretary Rick Perry to back off on his proposals to get the federal government to intervene on behalf of old, dirty energy sources at the expense of cleaner, more affordable clean energy options.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Renewable Energy 101

St. Paul, Minnesota — Today, Environment Minnesota, touting the leadership role that colleges and universities must play in the clean energy revolution, unveiled a 10 point plan to guide Minnesota colleges and universities toward 100 percent renewable energy. Renewable Energy 101: Ten Tools for Moving your Campus to 100% Clean Energy includes a series of factsheets highlighting 10 key tools to help build a 100 percent clean, renewable energy system.

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