Minnesota Actions

Lake Superior / photo: Wendy Heath for Clean Water Action

We Need To Protect the Great Lakes!

The Great Lakes are national treasures. They contain 20% of the Earth's fresh surface water and drinking water to millions.

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Thank Governor Walz and the Legislature

This week Governor Walz signed the Firefighter and Children Health Protection Act of 2019 (FCHPA) into law.

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Stop these bad bills in Minnesota today!

While the Minnesota Legislature is taking a few steps in the right direction on health and environmental issues, it’s not all good news.

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Get these bills over the line

We can’t do this without you – thanks. Here’s an update on a few really important bills.

Omnibus Agriculture and Food Finance Bill - HF 2200

Test tubes, table of elements. Photo credit: Ben Schonewille / Shutterstock

It is time to protect MN communities from trichloroethylene (TCE)

After TCE, a dangerous chemical that can impact immune and reproductive systems, liver, kidneys, central nervous system, fetal development during pregnancy, and cause cancer, polluted White Bear La

Upper Harbor Terminal -- credit Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

Protect the Upper Harbor Termnal Site

We live here because of water – the rivers and lakes draw us and add to our quality of life.  Minneapolis is recognized internationally for our parks and access to our lakes and rivers.  We now hav