Agriculture has played an important role in Minnesota’s history and will undoubtedly be a critical part of Minnesota’s future – Minnesota is one of the states for crop production in the country. Unfortunately, there are environmental challenges associated with Minnesota’s role in providing food and fiber for the world.
One of the greatest threats to the quality and health of Minnesota’s rivers, lakes, streams, and drinking water sources is excess chemicals, fertil
Here are a few ways that you can get involved in your community to help address pollution from industrial corporate agriculture. Don’t hesitate to
Clean Water Action’s goal is to protect and restore our lakes, rivers and streams now and for future generations. We work to protect Minnesota’s health and water by making systemic change. We educate the public, develop grassroots leaders and mobilize our members to get involved in policy decisions.
We also provide tools to help Minnesotans understand how their elected officials are voting. This scorecard covers the 2017 and 2018 Minnesota legislative sessions and scores every Minnesota state legislator on votes that impact clean, renewable energy, water quality, and toxics in our environment.
Clean Water Action believes that everyone has a right to safe and affordable drinking water.
To make this a reality, it is vital to put drinking water first. To do that it is important that elected and appointed officials at every level of government make decisions with drinking water in mind. That means they consider the downstream impacts on drinking water sources of agricultural, industrial, and every day activities and that protecting drinking water sources.