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Stopping the Floods

As major floods become the norm in the Cannon River watershed, sandbags and flood walls aren't going to be enough anymore.  Agricultural and personal changes are needed to reduce the amount of water and fertilizer leaving cropland.

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Saint Paul gets charged up for electric vehicles with solar-powered EV stations

The increasing popularity of electric vehicles has led the City of Saint Paul to work together with Drive Electric Minnesota to create an EV charging infrastructure.

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News Release | Environment Minnesota

Congratulations Gina McCarthy, Our New U.S. EPA Administrator

The Senate confirmed Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency today after a 59-40 vote.

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Stormwater Runoff: The Pollution Engine

More frequent and intense thunderstorms are delivering more rainfall than the ground can absorb leading to agriculture and chemical pollution running off into Minnesota lakes and rivers.

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New law aims to make agencies accountable for clean water

The recently passed Clean Water Accountability Act utilizes new Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies or WRAPS which will shift the focus from individual lakes and streams to entire watersheds, increasing efficiency and saving money and time.

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