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Source water protection and working collaboratively, explained

To protect source water, lasting behavior changes in land and water management practices are needed. Environmental Initiative is convening a statewide network of individuals with experience in source water protection, community outreach, engagement, agriculture, and public health to develop ways to promote land use that protects drinking water.

Northside Safety NET interns reflect on Black History Month

Northside Safety NET interns share what being a Black history maker means to them.

The EPA plans to tighten air pollution standards, what it means for Minnesota

The U.S. EPA has proposed updated national ambient air quality standards for fine particle pollution, or PM 2.5, for the first time in more than a decade. The stricter standards highlight the importance of Clean Air Minnesota's voluntary emission reduction work to help Minnesota stay in compliance.

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Upcoming Events

Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership quarterly meeting

The Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership (HASP) meets quarterly. Contact Emily Kraeske if you would like to learn more about HASP. Read More

Clean Air Minnesota Area Source Meeting

The area source team meets every other month 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

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 the project page. Read More

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Member Highlight: Goff Public

Environmental Initiative thanks Goff Public for their membership as well as their longstanding public relations and strategic communications support of our air pollution reduction work.

New models for lottery funds proposed

Environmental Initiative is working alongside BIPOC environmental justice leaders and mainstream environmental groups to incorporate environmental justice as a core to the work of the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund.