Posts Categorized: Funding for the Environment

More on the President’s Proposed Budget

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The budget proposal released by President Obama last week is a long and complicated document (140 pages, PDF).  It departs significantly from how things have been done in the past in many regards, so it will take a while for conservation and environmental groups to fully assess its implications on environmental policies. Recommend on Facebook… Read more »

What does the stimulus plan mean for our Great Outdoors?

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While Minnesotans offer their ideas on how to deal with the massive state budget deficit at community hearings throughout the state in the next few weeks, we should take time to reflect on how recent federal actions will impact our Great Outdoors. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it

Governor Vetos Two Good Biofuels Provisions

Posted by & filed under Energy, Food and Sustainable Agriculture, Funding for the Environment, Legislature.

The Governor signed the Agriculture Finance Omnibus Bill last Friday and while the press release talks about how it is good for energy and the environment (and some of it is), it neglects to mention that he line-item vetoed two funding items supported by Clean Energy Minnesota (CEM) to encourage better fuel sources for ethanol.