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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.
Member of the Month: Midwest Dairy
June member of the month Midwest Dairy is dedicated to sustainability in the dairy industry.
The collaborative journey of boatbuilding
Northside Safety NET interns recently learned the magical hands-on process of boatbuilding. Throughout the spring they worked with Urban Boat Builders to create a durable exploration canoe that they were able to launch at Wirth Lake in Minneapolis.
Cars for Neighbors completes 100 repairs through Project CAR
Joe McKenzie and Anna Weingart of Cars for Neighbors reflect on 100 cars repaired through Project Clean Air Repair.
Partnerships with honor and humility
My first wrestling coach taught us to compete and conduct ourselves with honor and humility. Original or not, he was a former Marine drill instructor and an Olympic qualifier. That lesson stuck with me. Like many of our partners, I’ve…
Spring growth: Northside Safety NET interns learn, plant, and create
The Northside Safety NET intern cohort had a busy month of March. Highlights featured include creating art, potting plants, and visiting a research lab on the Mississippi River.
Are smoky summers the new normal?
Last July and August, you may remember a stretch of hazy days, red sunsets, and warnings about poor air quality. Summer it seems, has a new regular companion: wildfire smoke. If it seems like the number of…