News Watch: April 13

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April 13, 2017

Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Oil and Pipelines, Pollution, Parks and Trails, Transportation, Water, Waste and Recycling, Wildlife & Fish

MEP News Release: Voices from across Minnesota call on Legislature to protect water
MCEA Video of MEP Press Conference on April 13
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Clean Energy
Duluth News Tribune: Duluth curbs coal consumption at steam plant

Climate Change
Finance & Commerce: The greening of Minnesota’s urban rooftops

Mining
Minnpost: Three new cases expand the challenges to land exchange for PolyMet project

Oil and Pipelines
Bemidji Pioneer: ND oil production up 5 percent, passes 1 million barrels a day

Parks and Trails
Alexandria Echo Press: County gets $60,000 for Brophy Park trails

Pollution
MPR News: Minnesota firefighters brace for busy spring wildfire season
The Timberjay: MPCA slams U.S. steel over pattern of delay

Transportation
Star Tribune: MnDOT announces 2017 road and bridge construction projects Thursday
Transportation Forward: Rally: No Cuts. No hikes. Fund Transit Now!

Water
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder: Fix water leaks and save an average of 10,000 gallons a year
St. Peter Herald: Make this your Year of Water action – volunteer now

Wildlife & Fish
Star Tribune: Minnesota nature center declares war on giant goldfish: ‘We want to kill Dory’
Duluth News Tribune: Wolf Center to celebrate 1 million visitors
St. Cloud Times: Trout streams a good way to enjoy spring

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