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Legislators push for water quality easements

Legislators push for water quality easements

A bonding request would help fully fund a program that establishes conservation practices on private land using state and federal dollars, supporters sayContinue reading

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Could fewer lawsuits lead to less salt in state waters?

Could fewer lawsuits lead to less salt in state waters?

A bill that would incentivize water-friendly salt application methods was approved as amended by the House Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance CommitteeContinue reading

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Bonding Committee visits critical Southwest MN projects

Bonding Committee visits critical Southwest MN projects

The committee in charge of developing the bonding bill is the Capital Investment Committee, and recently I joined them for a tour of several projects in our area.Continue reading

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Minnesota must not back down on infrastructure

Minnesota must not back down on infrastructure

The Minnesota House Capital Investment committee traveled the state this autumn viewing proposed infrastructure projects that the state may invest in by issuing bondsContinue reading

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Ruud named Legislator of Year for environmental work

Ruud named Legislator of Year for environmental work

Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was named Legislator of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts for her work in preserving Minnesota’s environment during the 2017 legislative sessionContinue reading

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Study shows pesticides affecting pollinators; Rep. Bly pushing for response

Study shows pesticides affecting pollinators; Rep. Bly pushing for response

Bly and the experts made it clear that the high level of pesticides in honey don’t represent a danger to humans, but it indicates that pollinators are highly affectedContinue reading

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Wind projects are blowing new life into many rural Minnesota communities

Wind projects are blowing new life into many rural Minnesota communities

More clean energy is coming to Minnesota and, for a variety of reasons, that’s a good thing for our stateContinue reading

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What goes around, comes around

What goes around, comes around

One way is through sharing its expertise in renewable energy. Two special guests from Germany were among the experts in the fields of agriculture and renewable energyContinue reading

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Ingebrigtsen’s Senate Committee talks starry stonewort

Ingebrigtsen’s Senate Committee talks starry stonewort

Since first being found in a Stearns County lake in August of 2015, starry stonewort has been a concern for the DNR and the state governmentContinue reading

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There’s money to be made in renewables. Argument enough?

There’s money to be made in renewables. Argument enough?

Six times since 2010, Senjem has participated in a Minnesota-­Germany exchange funded by the German government to study Germany’s rapid conversion to wind and solar power. Continue reading

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