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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.
Homewood neighborhood planting project community feedback meeting
The Northside Safety NET interns are working with Hennepin County foresters to design a tree planting for the 2.1 acre vacant lot at the intersection of 8th and Washburn Avenue North in the Homewood neighborhood of Minneapolis. The interns will… Read More
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
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.