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News Watch: January 23

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Austin Daily Herald: Alternate to the buffer law; Mower farm is one of first ‘alternative practices’ approved for buffer law Austin Daily Herald: State farmers plan to curb runoff is… Read more »

News Watch: January 18

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food MPR: Minnesota farmers say Dayton plan to curb runoff is laced with problems Pioneer Press: Advice from a farm leader heading back to the prairie Pioneer Press: Smarter Lunchrooms Movement… Read more »

News Watch: January 12

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollinators, Sustainable Development, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Inforum: Farmers cut winter wheat acreage to 107-year low on supply glut MPR: Why going organic just got easier for farmers Climate Change  MPR: Alaskan village, citing… Read more »

News Watch: January 9

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Agri News: Meet the new faces of farming featuring MEP member group Minnesota Food Association Brainerd Dispatch: Farm product marketing discussion set Jan. 14 The Daily Journal: Sustainable farming information… Read more »

News Watch: January 4

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Invasive Species, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food MPR: Chronic wasting disease found on central Minnesota farm Spring Grove Herald: LSP teaming up with Hatch to try and drive down health care costsfeaturing MEP member… Read more »

We stand together around shared priorities

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Minnesota’s Great Outdoors is more than just the beautiful natural spaces, clean lakes, prairie lands and forests. It’s about the health and vitality of our people and communities. The coalition members of the Minnesota Environmental Partnership believe that economic prosperity and environmental stewardship are not mutually exclusive. They go hand in hand. Our state’s growth… Read more »

News Watch: December 28

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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 The Kenyon Leader: Goodhue County citizens and MPCA discuss proposed factory hog farm near Zumbrota featuring MEP member group Land Stewardship Project Mother Jones: The Rise of Pesticide Giants and Other… Read more »

News Watch: December 21

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Star Tribune: In Brooklyn Park, sweet-corn grower reflects struggle to farm in metro Climate Change  MinnPost: Clean Power Plan B: Why Minnesota will be a climate leader in Trump’s America… Read more »

News Watch: December 15

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Pollution, Transportation, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Climate Change  MinnPost: Globe-warming methane emissions may be canceling gains on carbon dioxide Mother Jones: Climate Change Is Shrinking Reindeer and Devastating Their Herders NPR: Arctic warming at ‘astonishing’ rates, researchers say NPR: Department Of Energy Defies Trump, Won’t Name Climate Change Workers Washington… Read more »