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Lebanon Hills

"Something stinks…" I thought as I drove up a hill just southeast of Rochester a couple of weeks ago. And, my nose wasn’t lying to me.

Man changing lightbulb
Center for Energy and Environment

"In December 2018, Xcel Energy's President and CEO Ben Fowke announced a clean energy vision for his utility: to provide zero-carbon electricity to customers in the eight states that Xcel Energy serves by mid-century.

Governor Tim Walz
Governor Tim Walz
Paul Austin

MINNEAPOLIS—The following is a statement from Paul Austin, Executive Director of Conservation Minnesota in response to this Governor-elect Walz’s latest batch of Commissioner nominations. 

Brooklyn Park Ducks
John Anderson

We work on all sorts of issues related to protecting Minnesota’s great outdoors. This can mean everything from advocating for renewable energy to reducing the amount of mercury in our drinking water, to promoting “buffer strips” as a way to improve water quality in agricultural areas all over the state.