Minnesota has been a national leader in protecting public health from toxic chemicals. In just eight years we’ve passed nine policies that protect families from BPA, formaldehyde, mercury and other toxins. Our ability to continue this leadership is under threat. Tell your Senators to make sure Minnesota retains this right.
Yet despite a proposed by budget from Governor Wolf that would reverse these trends, the legislature passed their own budget that continues to cut funding for DEP, invests nothing in renewable energy, and raids funds meant to improve our state parks and forests.
On multiple occasions over 20 years, the courts have found Exxon responsible and liable for 100 years of pollution and destruction of 1500 acres of forest, wetland, tideland, meadow, underlying groundwater, and nearby waterways at Exxon's refineries in Linden and Bayonne. Take Action!