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Scientists Should Set Water Quality Protections, Not Judges

Scientists should set water quality protections, not judges. Take action today and write to your state legislators.

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Minnesota Environmental Fund

The Minnesota Environmental Fund’s (MEF) workplace giving programs support Clean Water Fund and more than 20 other respected and responsible nonprofit environmental and conservation organizations.

Oppose gutting consumer protections for the Xcel gas plant

Right now, a bill is moving through the legislature that would allow Xcel Energy to construct a new natural gas plant to replace the coal plants in Becker, Minnesota that will be phased out by 2026.

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Protect Minnesota Solar & Clean Energy

Don't let the Minnesota legislature slow down our solar and clean energy progress.

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Tell Amazon to improve their grade on toxics

Amazon received an “F” grade in the recent Mind the Store Retailer Report Card for failing to take actions to protect shoppers from toxic chemicals. Let Amazon know an “F” isn’t acceptable by sending your message today.

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2017 Legislative Session Opens in Minnesota

January 9, 2017

As the 2017 legislative session opens up in St. Paul, we are focused on key priorities to protect our water, communities, and health.

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Minnesota Mirrors the Nation

November 11, 2016

Emotions were high as numbers trickled in for president, U.S. House, Minnesota State Senate and Minnesota House of Representatives. Late into the evening and early Wednesday morning we watched as Donald Trump became the next President of the United States.

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Opposition to Toxic Polystyrene Gaining Traction

June 29, 2016

Many of us have been in the awkward situation of attending a family picnic or community event where we line up for food and discover the only choice for dishware is polystyrene (ex. Styrofoam and similar products).