Minnesota Blog Posts

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How to reduce plastic at your BBQs and picnics this summer

May 9, 2019

The weather is getting warmer, which means it is time for picnics, parties, and BBQs.

Wellhead Protection for Our Drinking Water

February 25, 2019

Everyone has a right to safe and affordable drinking water. Clean water is one of Minnesota’s most precious resources, and it’s time that we act like it.

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Minnesota Legislative Session Preview: Addressing Corporate Ag. Pollution

November 27, 2018

The 2019 Minnesota State Legislative Session starts January 8th.  In the weeks leading up to the start of session we are going send you a brief weekly preview of the issues we want to address and the solutions we will be pushing at the Capitol. This week’s focus is on excessive runoff from corporate, industrial agricultural farm fields in Minnesota.

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Quick Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving

November 16, 2018

These simple steps will help ensure that you can focus the rest of your holiday on your food, friends, and family

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Clean Water Voters Made the Difference in Minnesota

November 12, 2018

Voters went to the polls in record numbers in the 2018 mid-term elections. According to a preliminary estimate from the Secretary of State's office, nearly 2.6 million Minnesotans voted in-person on Tuesday or by absentee ballot, giving the state its highest voter turnout for a non-presidential election since 2002. People were eager to make their voices heard – and they did.

Breaking down the Forever Chemicals –What are PFAS?

August 2, 2018

You’ve probably heard a bit about PFAS in the last year – the State of Minnesota settle