Today, the Administrate Law Judge ruled the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s (MPCA) Clean Cars Minnesota proposal meets the requirements of our state’s rulemaking process. This decision puts Minnesota on track to become the 15th state in the county and the first in the Midwest to adopt clean car standards.
A brand new 3,500 acre solar project in Becker, Minnesota is a great example of where Minnesota’s energy future is headed—the old 20th Century technology of a coal-powered power plant is being phased out and replaced by the new 21st Century technology of large-scale solar generation.
The clean energy and low carbon transition is already underway, and the Future Fuels Act can help capture as many benefits as possible for Minnesota’s economy—while also ensuring the state is doing as much as it can to reduce carbon pollution. Read the letter of support we submitted to the legislature.
We support bipartisan legislation to protect citizens and communities from exposure to toxic PFAS pollution in our state. PFAS chemicals have affected our drinking water, lakes, fish, and wildlife. Because PFAS are bioaccumulative and highly persistent, they present significant health risks to humans. Read our letter to the Health Finance & Policy Committee in support of this bill.