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News Watch: December 12

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Invasive Species, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Herald Review: 12th annual immigrant and minority farmers conference featuring MEP member group Minnesota Food Association Star Tribune: Eyesore or worthy experiment? Sunken greenhouse pushes the envelope in Minneapolis Climate Change … Read more »

Minnesota’s People, Communities, Businesses to Benefit from Water Bill that supports Great Lakes Restoration

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December 12, 2016 (Duluth, Minn.) —  In a major victory this weekend for the people, businesses, and communities in Minnesota which rely on the Great Lakes for their drinking water, jobs and way of life, over the weekend, the U.S. Congress passed a bill that authorizes $1.5 billion for region-wide Great Lakes restoration investments. The  Water… Read more »

News Watch: December 8

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Invasive Species, Oil & Pipelines, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food Alexandria Echo Press: Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop featuring MEP member group Land Stewardship Project  Fox 21: Annual Farmers Take the Stove Dinner Celebrates Harvest featuring MEP… Read more »

News Watch: December 5

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change, Conservation, Invasive Species, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Climate Change  Duluth News Tribune: Algae growth is first documented biological impact of warmer Lake Superior NPR: Al Gore Meets With Donald And Ivanka Trump In Search For ‘Common Ground’ Conservation Star Tribune: Developer of former Dayton estate… Read more »

MEP and members urge President Obama and Attorney General Lynch to reconsider permits for Dakota Access Pipeline

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Minnesota Environmental Partnership and our member groups delivered the following letter to President Obama and Attorney General Lynch, expressing their support and solidarity to the Sanding Rock Sioux Tribe and requesting that they reconsider permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline and de-escalate the violence at the protest site. Read the entire letter below:   December… Read more »

News Watch: December 1

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Frac Sand, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Climate Change  MPR: Explorer Will Steger hits milestone in climate awareness effort featuring MEP member group Climate Generation MPR: War on climate science: Trump may kill NASA climate research NPR: Environmentalists gird for battle with… Read more »

News Watch: November 28th

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November 28, 2016 Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Emissions, Energy, Frac Sand, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food  MPR: MPR documentary: ‘Blessings of the Fields’ NPR: Eat it, don’t leave it: How London became a leader in anti-food waste Climate Change … Read more »

News Watch: November 22

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Emissions, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food  Brainerd Dispatch: CLC to host farm forum West Central Tribune: MPCA seeks comments on proposed hog feedlot in Swift County Climate Change  AP: EPA chief: Progress under Obama won’t… Read more »

News Watch: November 15

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Emissions, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollution, Transportation, Water, Wildlife & Fish, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food  MPR: The bad news of a bountiful harvest MPR: With harvest’s end, buffer law work begins Post-Bulletin: Selling the farm not as easy as it sounds Climate Change  Democracy Now!: As U.S. Elects Global… Read more »

News Watch: November 10

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Pollution, Transportation, Water, Loon Commons Agriculture & Food  MPR: Record growing season of mixed value to growers Climate Change  The Atlantic: What President Trump Will Mean for Earth’s Climate Democracy Now!: Bill McKibben: Trump’s Presidency Comes When the Warming World Can Least Afford It MinnPost: Scientists express concerns… Read more »