Monthly Archives:: February 2017

News Watch: February 16

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February 16, 2017 Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Pollinators, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food The Kenyon Leader: Controversy surrounding factory hog farm permit, public meeting in Red Wing Monday evening featuring MEP member group Land Stewardship Project Public News Service: Letter… Read more »

News Watch: February 13

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Agriculture & Food Brainerd Dispatch: Years of animal facility inspection reports scrubbed from USDA website La Crosse Tribune: Land Stewardship Project to host soil workshop with Rodale chief scientistfeaturing MEP member group Land Stewardship Project MPR: To save the planet, give cows better pasture Star Tribune: Appeals Court to decide Dodge County hog farm lawsuit pitting pollution vs. water… Read more »

News Watch: February 9

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Agriculture & Food Public News Service: More Voices Sought in Farm, Immigration Debate Climate Change  MPR: GOP-backed measures seek to rein in science used at EPA Conservation MinnPost: Newly launched campaign aims to raise funds for MinnPost’s environmental coverage Energy The Lake Country Echo: Back to Basics: Speaker to tackle ‘renewable energy revolution’featuring MEP member group Fresh Energy Midwest… Read more »

News Watch: February 6

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Agriculture & Food Albert Lea Tribune: Farm loans available for small-scale farmers featuring MEP member groupRenewing the Countryside La Crosse Tribune: Soil health expert will be featured at cover crops workshop featuring MEP member group Land Stewardship Project Climate Change  MPR: Food for thought: St. Louis Park woman uses parties to teach on diet, climate change MPR: Trump administration… Read more »

News Watch: February 2

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Energy, Invasive Species, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Brainerd Dispatch: MN farmers want state aid, more in policy than money MinnPost: Fast-food wrappings are found to carry nonstick coatings linked to health risks MPR: Hormel stops taking pigs from farm… Read more »

News Watch: January 30

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Sustainable Development, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Mankato Free Press: Grow a Farmer loans help small farmers featuring MEP member groupRenewing the Countryside West Central Tribune: Peterson adopts wait-and-see attitude on Trump’s… Read more »

News Watch: January 26

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Invasive Species, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Mille Lacs Messenger: Sustainable Farming Association annual meeting featuring MEP member group Sustainable Farming Association Climate Change  Daily Kos: National Park Service goes rogue—tweets out climate change data and information… Read more »