Minnesota Blog Posts

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Recapping the St. Paul & Minneapolis Mayoral Races

November 16, 2017

While Clean Water Action's endorsed candidates fell short in mayoral races in St. Paul and Minnesota, both cities elected progressive reformers who we look forward to working with to build greener and healthier communities.

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Give to the Max to Protect Clean Water in Minnesota

November 16, 2017

It’s been a busy year here at Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund continuing our fight to protect our lakes, rivers, and streams, and to ensure safe and affordable drinking water for all Minnesotans. We need your help today on Give to the Max Day to keep fighting for clean water!

Retailer Report Card

Retailer Report Card Released with Failing Grades

November 14, 2017

A new Retailer Report Card from Mind the Store, a project of the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition, grades major retailers on actions they have taken to remove toxic products from their shelves.

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National furniture warning - what you need to know

November 1, 2017

While we are used to the Consumer Product Safety Commission issuing product recalls, the Commission issued an unprecedented warning to consumers in September. Shoppers were advised to avoid upholstered furniture with organohalogens, a group of chemicals used as flame retardants.

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Tip: Choosing safe cookware

September 19, 2017

There is nothing like a home cooked meal made from scratch.  Make sure the care you take to create a delicious, healthy meal isn’t undermined by harmful chemicals leaching from your cookware. 

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Clean Water Action Endorses Dickinson and Hodges for Mayoral elections in St. Paul and Minneapolis

September 14, 2017

Clean Water Action is proud to announce our endorsements of Elizabeth Dickinson for mayor of St. Paul, and Betsy Hodges for re-election as mayor of Minneapolis.