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Construction on Canby wind project to start in early ‘19

Construction on the Flying Cow Wind project just west of Canby is expected to start in early 2019 and be completed by the end of that year

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2018 Clean Energy Community Awards launched

The awards recognize the good work of Minnesota communities in helping to achieve the state’s clean energy goals

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Pesticide’s reprieve met with relief from farmers, but fear on health front

finds it heartbreaking that the government will still allow the sale of an insecticide that dozens of scientific studies have found toxic to children

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Large-scale wind farm proposed in western Minn.

A large, global energy developer plans to build a 150-megawatt wind farm in western Yellow Medicine County.

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From Alberta to Minnesota

The Alberta government has taken a strong stance on reducing greenhouse gases and researching renewable energy options

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Minnesota corn growers looking for innovation that protects the environment

This year, 23 projects received nearly $250,000 in funding for proposals to reduce nitrogen fertilizer loss, improve soil health and protect water quality

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PolyMet offers state $544M if it couldn’t pay for mine cleanup

PolyMet Mining has submitted an updated plan detailing how much money it plans to make available in the event it can’t pay for the proposed mine’s clean-up.

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California did it. North Carolina did it. Can Minnesota government go green?

This month, Gov. Mark Dayton issued an order that requires all state agencies to hit aggressive and specific environmental goals in the next decade and a half

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Met Council to help industrial businesses treat wastewater at the source

So the Metropolitan Council, which purifies the region’s wastewater, is helping businesses install machinery to clean it at the source instead

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Everything you need to know about Minnesota community solar

Thanks to consumer-friendly legislation, Minnesota’s community solar industry gained serious momentum in 2017, and it’s expected to grow exponentially in the years to come

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