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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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Minnesota's role in nitrate pollution

At stake: the safety of the state’s drinking water and the health of fish and other aquatic life in its rivers and streams. And far downstream, the future of the Gulf of Mexico, where the oxygen-deprived “dead zone” is linked to nitrogen compounds carried to it from the agricultural heartland via the Mississippi River.

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