Steve Morse joined radio host Nancy Nelson Tuesday, Oct. 4, on AM950 to discuss Legacy Amendment funds for cleaning up our water, and how water pollution is tied to agriculture.
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From Congresswoman Betty McCollum On September 23, House Republicans passed a destructive bill called the TRAIN Act (H.R. 2401). This legislation institutes needless bureaucratic delays and stall tactics to permanently weaken EPA’s ability to uphold the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act. The bill also orders EPA to indefinitely delay its rules to address… Read more »
The Minnesota House has proposed eliminating general fund support for Clean Water Partnership grants, which provide necessary resources to protect and clean up Minnesota’s water.
This Earth Day (April 22), the Living Green Expo is challenging each Minnesotan to take a personal pledge to make at least one change that will positively impact the earth. “As the world around us is turning green with spring, it’s an ideal time for Minnesotans to think about ways to live a little greener,”… Read more »
April 14, 2011 Written by Nancy Lange Energy Program Director, Izaak Walton League of America – Midwest Office Who thinks importing more coal power from North Dakota is just the ticket for Minnesota? Minnesota’s State Senators, that’s who. Today, 42 Minnesota State Senators voted to lift restrictions on new coal power projects, signaling that… Read more »
[Editor’s note: In an effort to help inform our members about state and federal budget issues, Minnesota Environmental Partnership is working with the Minnesota Budget Project to cross-post updates about the budget.] Transit is a basic public service, getting people to and from work and school, and reducing congestion and pollution. Public transit helps the… Read more »
All of these public health, economic, and environmental trends have been strongly linked to climate change. Multiple studies have shown that 97 percent of the most qualified climate scientists are in agreement that humans are causing the planet to warm. If this was an illness, and 97 percent of doctors recommended a certain treatment, we would take appropriate action.
Steve Morse testifies about why HF1010 falls short of budget recommendations for the environment and also threatens Minnesota’s Great Outdoors heritage of clean lakes, rivers and streams.
Representative McCollum lets Lisa Jackson know of her support for EPA and relays funny story about the danger of endocrine disruptors
Tell your legislators to keep Minnesota moving forward on clean energy by voting “no” on legislation to allow more dirty coal. (Senate File 86 and House File 72)