Posts Categorized: coal

Insider: June 16

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      Minnesota water quality meetings to begin as lakes and rivers under threat In Feburary 2017, Governor Mark Dayton announced Minnesota’s 25 by 25 Water Quality Goal, a project that aims to produce a 25% improvement in the state’s waters by 2025. Organized by a group of state agencies, this initiative will solicit feedback from Minnesotans at Town… Read more »

Insider: June 23

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      Summer hearings have high stakes for Minnesota waters The Legislature won’t reconvene until early next year, but the government hearings being held throughout this summer will have a tremendous impact on Minnesota’s lakes and rivers. Yesterday, June 22, the final public hearings on the draft EIS for Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 project… Read more »

BREAKING: Minnesotans celebrate record-breaking support for curbing carbon pollution

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Minnesotans joined together on Monday to highlight the broad public support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon pollution standard—a proposed standard to limit industrial carbon pollution from new power plants.

More than 2 million comments supporting EPA protections against carbon pollution and climate change collected

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Today, a broad coalition of groups supporting clean air safeguards announced they have collected more than two million comments in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Carbon Pollution Standard, which limits industrial carbon pollution from new power plants.