Articles & News : Paul Torkelson
Representative Torkelson is chief author of HF 1731 which allocates Clean Water Legacy Funds to projects reviewed and recommended by the Clean Water Council.
Representative Torkelson is coauthor of HF 2088 which restores the Solid Waste Tax to recycling programs and helps communities reduce waste and increase recycling.
Representative Torkelson is a co author of SF 454 which provides bonding for the state funds needed to match federal funding for the clean up of hazardous waste in the St. Louis River Estuary.
Representative Torkelson has been appointed to the Clean Water Council.
Clean water needs are a top priority for legislatorsContinue reading
Rep. Torkelson expects to see bonding bill this yearContinue reading
Over 800 people attended the Governor’s Clean Water Summit last weekend. Will the talk be followed by action?Continue reading
When members of the Minnesota legislature return to St. Paul for the start of the 2016 session, they will begin by addressing some unfinished business.Continue reading
Bonding committees begin work; Governor likely to make water quality a priority.Continue reading
Microbeads. Prized for their assumed exfoliating and cleaning power in toothpaste and facial cleanser, these tiny plastic pieces (1 millimeter or less) have become ingrained in our daily routines — although recently they have received quite the beatingContinue reading