Posts By: Minnesota Environmental Partnership

News Watch: Feb. 18

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change; Conservation; Energy; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Pollinators; Transportation;  Water; Wildlife & Fish Climate ChangeDuluth News Tribune: Dayton among 17 governors backing clean power featuring MEP member group Environment Minnesota Midwest Energy News: Minnesota agency unveils new Clean Power Plan websiteMinnPost: Nation’s first book clubs about ‘Cli-Fi,’ or climate fiction, start… Read more »

News Watch: Feb. 15

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Conservation; Energy; Parks & Trails; Pollinators; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodStar Tribune: Minneapolis OKs eased rules for keeping chickens in city, among other changesStar Tribune: Experimental sunken greenhouse in Minneapolis is weathering its first winter – and growing food Climate ChangeMidwest Energy News: Q&A:… Read more »

News Watch: Feb. 11

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Conservation; Energy; Parks & Trails; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodWinona Daily News: Keeping the land covered: LSP hosts cover-crop workshop as part of soil-health initiative featuring MEP member group Land Stewardship Project LTE, MinnPost: Most Minnesota cropland uses commercial fertilizer, not manure Climate ChangeAP: Delay… Read more »

News Watch: Feb. 8

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Energy; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodPioneer Press: Urban farmers bolster Minneapolis-St. Paul local-food pushPioneer Press: Minnesota can grow anything year-round – but here’s why we don’t Climate ChangeEcho Press: Climate change speaker draws big crowd in AlexandriaSC… Read more »

News Watch: Feb. 4

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Energy; Frac Sand; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Pollution; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water  Agricultre & FoodStar Tribune: Monsanto weed killer Roundup is huge seller Climate ChangeSpokesman Recorder: Activist say MN banks should divest from climate chaos featuring MEP member group MN350 LTE, Brainerd Dispatch: Reader Opinion: Driving climate… Read more »

News Watch: Feb. 1

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Biofuels; Climate Change; Energy; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Pollinators; Pollution; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water Agricutlure & FoodAP: Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid (In Politics in MN)MPR: Chobani must stop pesticide ads about Yoplait, judge rulesMPR: U study: Farming may have aided Minnesota bird flu outbreakStar… Read more »

News Watch: Jan. 28

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Energy; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Pollinators; Transportation; Water; Wildlife & Fish  Agriculture & FoodMPR: As crop prices fall, MN farmers may roll more land into conservationMPR: MN tree researchers, foodies give American chestnut a second chanceRedwood Falls Gazette: Redwood area farmer participates in sustainable ag two-year study featuring MEP member… Read more »

News Watch: Jan 25

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Energy; Mining; Parks & Trails; Pollinators; Pollution; Transportation; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodMPR: Chaga boom: Health, cash drive northern Minnesota fungus huntPublic News Service: MN Farmers Markets Help SNAP Dollars Go FurtherStar Tribune: Food industry mounts last-ditch effort to block state GMO labeling laws Climate ChangeMidwest Energy News: Minnesota mayor… Read more »

News Watch: Jan. 21

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Conservation; Energy; Mining; Parks & Trails; Pollution; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodAP: Target stores switching to cage-free eggs by 2025 (In MPR) Climate ChangeDuluth News Tribune: NOAA, NASA make it official: 2015 was warmest everSpokesman Recorder: What do green groups think about the outcome… Read more »

News Watch: Jan. 19

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Energy; Parks & Trails; Pollution; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish  Agriculture & FoodCommentary, Star Tribune: Beet sugar is safe, but GM pandering is not Climate ChangeMPR: Study: Lake Superior is one of the fastest-warming lakes in the world Commentary, MinnPost: Climate change and Minnesota agribusiness: a reason for… Read more »