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Target and Best Buy Leading on Toxic Chemical Protections

Target and Best Buy are among the leaders in a new report, Who’s Minding the Store? — A Report Card on Retailer Actions to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals

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What I Learned At The Edina Home Energy Fair

What I Learned At The Edina Home Energy Fair

Energy policy continues to be a hot button topic in Edina, which is one of the big reasons I decided to attend Edina’s first annual Home Energy Fair on Saturday, October 7th .

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It’s Up To Us to Tell the Stories of the Place We Love

It’s Up To Us to Tell the Stories of the Place We Love

My time outdoors has always felt like solitary time. But, realization that the natural places I love are threatened has made me an amateur storyteller, too. If we all did the same, what a difference it could make!

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The Adopt A Storm Drain Program Is Coming To Bloomington

The Adopt A Storm Drain Program Is Coming To Bloomington

Thankfully there are a number of programs that people can patriciate in right now to help improve water quality in their own community.

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MN’s Moonshot: Getting to Deep Decarbonization

MN’s Moonshot: Getting to Deep Decarbonization

Minnesota has made great progress in transitioning to a cleaner, more renewable electric supply mix. Since 2005, we’ve reduced carbon emissions

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Starting an environmental advisory commission

It’s been great to discover that Conservation Minnesota can play an important role in helping to establish these commissions in communities where we work.

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Could Your Community Benefit from a Seed Grant?

Could Your Community Benefit from a Seed Grant?

The Metro Clean Energy Resource Team has release a Request for Proposals for clean energy or energy conservation projects. Take a look at what projects have benefitted from Seed funding in the past!

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Good News on Toxic Flame Retardants!

Good News on Toxic Flame Retardants!

Conservation Minnesota and Healthy Legacy have been working on state regulation to get these flame retardants (FRs) out of the products in our homes

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What I Learned About Water In Coon Rapids

What I Learned About Water In Coon Rapids

On Tuesday August 29th, I spent the evening taking part in a major community summit at Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids on water issues in the north metro area. 

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A Statement from Conservation Minnesota: On Recent New York Times Magazine Article

Conservation Minnesota has a consistent record of calling for accountability when it comes to the various Sulfide Mining proposals currently being debated in the state. We seek accountability from the state, the mining companies and the various other stakeholders in … Continue reading

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