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Minnesota voter guide: Where the U.S. Senate candidates stand on the issues 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Incumbent Sen. Amy Klobuchar is running for re-election against state Rep. Jim Newberger, the Republican-endorsed candidate, Green Party candidate Paula Overby and Dennis Schuller of the Legal Marijuana Now Party. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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A toxic fungal threat is encroaching on global food supply chains 12.10.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Shifting climates are encouraging these pests and diseases to flourish.
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Minnesota voter guide: 8th District congressional candidates on the issues 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Minnesota's 8th District is one of the most hotly contested congressional races in the country. Here's where the candidates stand on the issues.
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New IPCC report on the risks of a 1.5 °C warmer world doubles down on why we urgently need to cut climate pollution 8.10.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
The tangible effects of human-induced climate change are increasingly visible. A recent study, for example, found that the 2017 hurricane season was more intense as a result of our changing climate. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is an essential step towards curbing the future impacts of climate change, but how extensive must these reductions be to […]
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You can't outproduce our environment 6.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
Or, how this farmer chose regenerative agriculture over conventional growing.
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It’s time to close EPA’s harmful new air toxics loophole 3.10.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
This post was co-authored by EDF Legal Fellow Surbhi Sarang Earlier this year EPA created a pollution loophole that would allow industrial facilities to increase their emissions of toxic air pollutants like benzene, creating a huge risk to public health. This week EDF and a coalition of seven other environmental, environmental justice, and public health […]
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Report: Nitrate in drinking water a costly problem for small, rural cities 3.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new report from the Environmental Working Group says nitrate pollution is hitting small, rural communities hardest, and they're the ones least able to afford the cost of treatment.
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Five things you should know about the Trump Administrations latest assault on the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards 2.10.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
In 1990, while I was busy with kid priorities like learning to roller-skate, Congress was updating the Clean Air Act – kicking off a process to reduce mercury and other air toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants. Fast-forward several decades to 2012, the year my first daughter was born, and we finally had the […]
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Future fleets: how clean air innovations are driving smarter, healthier cities 2.10.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Future fleets: how clean air innovations are driving smarter, healthier cities
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Have we learned anything in the last 4 decades when it comes to allowing chemicals like PCBs onto the market? 29.9.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Have we learned anything in the last 4 decades when it comes to allowing chemicals like PCBs onto the market?
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Trump’s America: Poor Immigrants Need Not Apply 29.9.2018 American Prospect
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File Eighteen-year-old Dunia Bueso, center, and her relative, Augustin Vargas, left, look at Bueso's one-year-old son, Joshua Tinoco, foreground, sitting on the lap of Martina Perez, at their home in Los Angeles. Of the three, only Bueso has been issued a green card.  trickle-downers_54.jpg The Trump administration is weaponizing food stamps, family financial assistance, and other public benefits to make good on its promise to drive poor immigrants out of the country. On September 22, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a preliminary version of a  draft regulation  that would give the federal government broader authority to deny green-cards to people who could become “public charges,” that is, dependent on welfare programs. DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a  statement  that the change aims to promote “immigrant self-sufficiency and protect finite resources by ensuring that they are not likely to become burdens on American taxpayers.” But a growing number of ...
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Climate change and Minnesota's midterm elections: a voter guide 27.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Climate change policy continues to be a focus for mostly Democratic candidates in Minnesota's governor's race, U.S. Senate contests and key congressional matchups.
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Minneapolis community funds focus on lead poisoning, asthma 26.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
A gathering Thursday in Minneapolis seeks ideas on how to spend $600,000 for outreach and helping at-risk families get help.
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Future fleets: how clean air innovations are driving smarter, healthier cities 24.9.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Future fleets: how clean air innovations are driving smarter, healthier cities
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Measuring progress to SDGs with a chemicals management survey 19.9.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We worry about our carbon footprints. What about our chemical footprints?
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The Trump administration’s Clean Power Plan replacement – for many states, worse than doing nothing 14.9.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
The Trump Administration’s proposed “replacement” for the Clean Power Plan would not only increase dangerous climate pollution and cost American lives – it would actually be worse than doing nothing at all in many states. The proposal would severely weaken our nation’s only limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. It would increase climate […]
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What will it take to end plastic pollution? 11.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
Collaboration. Innovation. Persistence. But, mostly, patience.
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Inside the global war on plastic pollution 10.9.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
How did we get here? Where is all this going?
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Trump's pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard 3.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Donald Trump picked West Virginia as the place to announce he'd roll back pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. But he didn't mention that coal country would be hit the hardest by the health impacts.
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Experts condemn the Trump administration’s attack on strong Clean Car Standards 29.8.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Experts condemn the Trump administration’s attack on strong Clean Car Standards
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