Posts By: Minnesota Environmental Partnership

News Watch: Jan. 14

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change; Energy; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Pollinators; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodBemidji Pioneer: Environmental groups, Minnesota DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes study featuring MEP member groups Pesticide Action Network and The Land Stewardship ProjectBrainerd Dispatch: Toxic Taters grants extension to RDO on petition… Read more »

News Watch: Jan. 7

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change; Energy; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Pollinators; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Climate ChangeAP: California governor declares LA gas leak a state of emergency (In MPR)MinnPost: Heard about the huge methane leak outside Los Angeles? I didn’t think soMPR: Winter’s slow start has climate scientists guessingNPR: Using technology to keep… Read more »

News Watch: Jan. 7

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change; Energy; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails; Pollinators; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Climate ChangeAP: California governor declares LA gas leak a state of emergency (In MPR)MinnPost: Heard about the huge methane leak outside Los Angeles? I didn’t think soMPR: Winter’s slow start has climate scientists guessingNPR: Using technology to keep… Read more »

News Watch: Jan. 4

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Energy; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Transportation; Water; Wildlife & FishAgriculture & FoodPublic News Service: MN Farmers to Test New Conservation Tool featuring MEP member group Land Steward Project Climate ChangeEditorial, CNN: A win-win for our health and the planet EnergyEnergyWire: Xcel CEO leans on Midwest wind power to close… Read more »

News Watch: Dec. 31

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change; Energy; Frac Sand; Mining; Transportation; Water Climate ChangeDuluth News Tribune: 2015 weather story: Warm, with more to comeLA Times: Republican candidates go their own way on climate change (In Duluth News Tribune)LA Times: Climate change won’t be a priority for the next president – if a Republican wins (InStar Tribune)New York Times:… Read more »

News Watch: Dec. 28

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change; Energy; Frac Sand; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Pollinators; Transportation; Water; Wildlife & Fish Climate ChangeMinnPost: Lake warming: The implications are both global and direNPR: Obama insists climate deal will outlast GOP ‘climate denial’ (In MPR)Star Tribune: Minneapolis, Victoria take a fresh look at how to deal with major flooding Editorial, Star Tribune:… Read more »

News Watch: Dec. 21

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Energy; Frac Sand; Mining; Parks & Trails; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodNPR: Was that steak raised in the USA? Soon, it’ll be hard to know (In MPR) EnergyDuluth News Tribune: Minnesota Power marks completion of emissions-reduction project at Boswell plantMankato Free Press: Mankato woman goes… Read more »

News Watch: Dec. 17

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change; Energy; Frac Sand; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails;Transportation; Water; Wildlife & Fish Climate ChangeMidwest Energy News: Q&A: What the Clean Power Plan will mean for MinnesotaMinnPost: So the world agreed to a major climate-change pact. What does that actually mean for the U.S. and Minnesota?MPR: Climate agreement’s effect in Minnesota… Read more »

News Watch: Dec. 14

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Biofuels; Climate Change; Energy; Invasives; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails;Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish; Loon Commons Agriculture & FoodStar Tribune: EPA wants to rethink new herbicide; Dow pushes back BiofuelsPublic News Service: Conservationists: EPA Ethanol “Loophole” Threatening Wildlife Lands Climate ChangeKFAI: Climate Generation At COP21 featuring… Read more »

News Watch: Dec. 10

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Energy; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Trails;Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Loon Commons  Agriculture & FoodWPR: Bayfield County committee unveils ideas for oversight of large-scale farms (In Duluth News Tribune) Climate ChangeBloomberg News: Here’s who’s missing as 185 nations bid to fight climate change (In Duluth News Tribune)Grand… Read more »