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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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Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Fall 2017 Newsletter: 25% by 2025

Earlier this year, Governor Dayton announced a new bipartisan goal to improve the state’s water quality by reducing pollution 25% by the year 2025. 

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SE Minnesota Turns Out for First 25 By 25 Town Hall

SE Minnesota Turns Out for First 25 By 25 Town Hall

Over 300 people showed up to express concerns about Minnesota’s water at the Governor’s first 25 By 25 meeting in Rochester–but just what were those concerns?

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People In Edina Are Talking About Water

People In Edina Are Talking About Water

On Thursday, July 20th I met with several Edina residents at a Conservation Minnesota member’s home to talk about water.

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Community Water Meetings Coming Soon

Community Water Meetings Coming Soon

We are a unique state with a unique character and if anyone can get the job done right, it’s Minnesotans.

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60 years, 5 votes, still needs defending

60 years, 5 votes, still needs defending

Recently the St. Cloud Times wrote an editorial, and it is the best summary that I have seen of the ways that the legislature is ignoring the values of Minnesotans and breaking the promise of the Legacy Amendment this session

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Don’t change the buffer law

Don’t change the buffer law

Recently, a number of environmental groups, including Conservation Minnesota, came together to ask members of the Minnesota House and Senate to oppose all changes proposed to the buffer law.

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Spring 2017 Newsletter: Improving Minnesota’s Water Quality

Spring 2017 Newsletter: Improving Minnesota’s Water Quality

Minnesotans always tell us that clean water is a top priority. Here are three important things state leaders can do this year to make sure future generations of Minnesotans have clean lakes and drinking water.

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Spring 2017 Newsletter: A Chance to Work Together

Spring 2017 Newsletter: A Chance to Work Together

This year, our elected officials have a great opportunity to come together around this value to build prosperous communities while protecting the places we love.

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Seeds of Promise: Minnesota’s Leadership on Pollinators

Seeds of Promise: Minnesota’s Leadership on Pollinators

In 2016, Governor Dayton’s Executive Order to protect pollinators set a new national standard, but what exactly does this mean for Minnesota? What does it look like to be a leader of pollinator protection? Check out this blog post to find out!

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