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Bipartisan steps will yield better water quality in years ahead

Bipartisan steps will yield better water quality in years ahead

the positive effects of these modifications to the Clean Water Legacy Act will ripple across the state, yielding better water quality and greater responsiveness to impaired waters in the months and years aheadContinue reading

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Rep. Fischer: chief author of right to clean water bill

Rep. Fischer: chief author of right to clean water bill

Representative Fischer is chief author of HF 1095 which creates a right to clean water and requires state agencies to consider this right when developing state policies.

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Rep. Fischer: co-author of bill to create water quality goal

Rep. Fischer: co-author of bill to create water quality goal

Representative Fischer is a coauthor of HF 1796 which creates a statewide goal of a 25 % improvement in water quality by 2025.

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Rep. Fisher: co-author of bill to restore funding to recycling programs

Rep. Fisher: co-author of bill to restore funding to recycling programs

Representative Fisher  is coauthor of HF 2088 which restores the Solid Waste Tax to recycling programs and helps communities reduce waste and increase recycling.

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Representative Fischer is a co author of HF 2699 which provides bonding for the state funds needed to match substantial federal funding for the clean up of hazardous waste in the St. Louis River estuary in Duluth.

Representative Fischer is a co author of HF 2699 which provides bonding for the state funds needed to match substantial federal funding for the clean up of hazardous waste in the St. Louis River estuary in Duluth.

Representative Fischer is a co author of SF 2248 which provides bonding for the state funds needed to match substantial federal funding for the clean up of hazardous waste in the St. Louis River estuary in Duluth.Continue reading

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Representative Fischer is a co author of HF 3131 which bans six toxic flame retardants from use in furniture and children’s products.

Representative Fischer is a co author of HF 3131 which bans six toxic flame retardants from use in furniture and children’s products.

Representative Fischer is a co author of HF 3131 which bans six toxic flame retardants from use in furniture and children’s products.Continue reading

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Microbeads: Solving a big problem of little bits

Microbeads: Solving a big problem of little bits

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

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Fischer co-author of HF 1477 supporting recycling programs

Fischer co-author of HF 1477 supporting recycling programs

Representative Fischer is a co-author of H.F. 1477 which increases funding for county recycling programs and provides funding for a study of opportunities to grow jobs and increase markets for recycled materials.Continue reading

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Fischer co-author of H.F. 1534 Buffer Initiative to protect MN water

Fischer co-author of H.F. 1534 Buffer Initiative to protect MN water

Representative Fischer is a co-author of H.F. 1534 which will protect Minnesota’s water by requiring a 50 foot buffer strip on all rivers and streams to reduce run-off and filter pollution.Continue reading

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Fischer co-author of HF 1100 banning toxic flame retardants in furniture, mattresses & children’s products.

Fischer co-author of HF 1100 banning toxic flame retardants in furniture, mattresses & children’s products.

Representative Fischer is a co-author of H.F. 1100 which bans ten toxic flame retardant chemicals in upholstered furniture, mattresses and children’s products.Continue reading

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