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Media release: Crescent Towing cleans up emissions on 10 tugboats

Environmental Initiative has partnered with Crescent Towing to replace 20 old diesel-powered engines on 10 tugboats in their fleet in New Orleans.

How the SCOTUS ruling on EPA’s authority could impact Clean Air Minnesota’s work

The EPA has lost a tool to regulate carbon emissions after a recent Supreme Court ruling. Now other levels of government and organizations, like Clean Air Minnesota, may need to help fill in the gaps.

Steps must be taken to reduce disparities in air pollution exposure

Air quality experts share insights on the unequal burdens of pollution on people of color and offer solutions to positively impact communities carrying the heaviest burdens.

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Upcoming Events

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit … Read More

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit … Read More

Clean Air Minnesota Wood Smoke Team Meeting

The wood smoke team meets on the third Tuesday of every other month from 3-4 p.m. on Zoom. Contact Sebastian Wells if you are interested in participating or learning more about bi-monthly Clean Air Minnesota project team meetings. Read More

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Member Highlight: 3M

3M is a long time supporter of Environmental Initiative’s work, a member of the Sustainable Growth Coalition and Clean Air Minnesota, and a sponsor for Environmental Initiative’s annual Awards.

Centering people, implementing projects

Our work in 2021 demonstrated a commitment to centering people and implementing projects. Explore our Annual Report to see project highlights and a breakdown of 2021 financials.

Policy Priorities for Regenerative Agriculture

Midwest Row Crop Collaborative developed a report, “Working Lands Lead the Way: Policy Priorities for Regenerative Agriculture,” highlighting important opportunities for systems change that maintains economic and environmental viability for all in the value chain.

Members used insights gained from operating on-the-ground supply chain projects in the Midwest and identified avenues for greater impact by more effectively leveraging public and private resources.

Project Green Fleet

Environmental Initiative selects and works with eligible diesel fleet owners and operators to upgrade older, less efficient equipment with newer models that release fewer emissions. Project Green Fleet eliminates emissions equivalent to removing over 3.5 million cars from the road every year.