Posts By: Minnesota Environmental Partnership

Newswatch: Oct. 26

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Today’s Topics: Biofuels; Climate Change; Conservation; Energy; Invasive Species; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Pollinators; Transportation; Water; Wildlife & Fish BiofuelsDuluth News Tribune: New biotech company eyes Iron Range Climate ChangeDuluth News Tribune: Reader’s view: Common-sense action can reverse global warmingMinnPost: Clean Power Plan is an opportunity for Gov. Dayton to create quality jobs, reduce pollutionMPR: Climate Cast:… Read more »

News Watch: Oct. 22

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change;  Energy & Efficiency; Invasive Species; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Pollinators; Pollution; Transportation; Water; Wildlife & Fish  Agriculture & FoodNPR: Here’s why JetBlue is farming at a New York airport (In MPR)NPR: Subway joins the fast-food, antibiotic-free meat club (In MPR) Climate ChangeMPR: Cargill CEO: Company focusing on sustainability, transparencyNew York Times:… Read more »

News Watch: Oct. 19

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Conservation; Energy & Efficiency; Frac Sand; Land and Water Conservation Fund; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Transportation; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodMPR: Divisions deep over feds’ back-up plan to kill birds if avian flu returnsNPR: Interest builds in giving farmers credit for growing green (In MPR)Star Tribune: Hmong-American farm… Read more »

News Watch: Oct. 15

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change; Emissions; Energy; Frac Sand; Invasive Species; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Politics; Prairies; PolyMet Rallies; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Climate ChangeEnergy and Environment Reporting Project: What Exxon knew about global warming’s impact on the Arctic (In Duluth News Tribune)MPR: Rochester eyes 100 percent renewable energy by 2031 featuring MEP… Read more »

News Watch: Oct. 12

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Agriculture & FoodAP: Minnesota farmer feeds demand for grass-fed dairy cattle (In MPR) Climate ChangeBrainerd Dispatch: Reader Opinion: God’s global warnings EnergyKansas City Star: New energy-efficient motor could save grocers thousands (In Star Tribune)Republican Eagle: Letter: Stop dodging the issue: Go clean energySc Times: Praise Xcel for plan to shutter 2 Sherco burners Invasive SpeciesAP:… Read more »

News Watch: Oct. 8

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Conservation; Energy; Frac Sand; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks; Pollinators; Transportation; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodDuluth News Tribune: Group to protest pesticides at McDonald’sMPR: Protesters take aim at McDonald’s, potato giant over water use, pesticides Climate ChangeAustin Daily Herald: Letter: How is man-made CO2 enough to affect atmosphere?NPR:… Read more »

MEP Presents at the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Conference

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On October 2nd, MEP Executive Director Steve Morse, along with Professor David Mulla of the University of Minnesota and Shawn Schottler of the Science Museum of Minnesota, gave a presentation at the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Conference on Agricultural Water Quality Solutions. Their goal was to share lessons Minnesota has learned about ag-water quality in… Read more »

News Watch: Oct. 5

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change; Conservation; Energy; Frac Sand; Invasive Species; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks & Forests; Pollution; Transportation; Water; Loon Commons Blog Climate ChangeBrainerd Dispatch: County landfill reduces its carbon emissionsMidwest Energy News: Commentary: Minnesota’s ‘Best of the Above’ and the Clean Power Planby Mike Bull of MEP member group Center for Energy and EnvironmentMidwest Energy… Read more »

News Watch: Oct. 1

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; Conservation; Energy; Mining; Oil & Pipelines; Parks; Pollution; Transportation; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodReuters: Workers sue Monsanto claiming herbicide caused cancer (In Duluth News Tribune) Climate ChangeBrainerd Dispatch: Heintzeman, Kresha urge lawsuit of EPADuluth News Tribune: Carbon industry attacks the planetForum News Service: Republicans want Minnesota to… Read more »

News Watch: Sep. 28

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food; Climate Change; DNR; Energy; Invasive Species; Oil & Pipelines; Pollinators; Pollution; Transportation; Waste & Recycling; Water; Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodStar Tribune: Stone’s Throw Urban Farm finds city spaces to grow produce Climate ChangeMinneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: As more companies battle climate change, Cargill gets called out New York… Read more »