Minnesota Blog Posts

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Tip: Choosing safe cookware

September 19, 2017

There is nothing like a home cooked meal made from scratch.  Make sure the care you take to create a delicious, healthy meal isn’t undermined by harmful chemicals leaching from your cookware. 

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Clean Water Action Endorses Dickinson and Hodges for Mayoral elections in St. Paul and Minneapolis

September 14, 2017

Clean Water Action is proud to announce our endorsements of Elizabeth Dickinson for mayor of St. Paul, and Betsy Hodges for re-election as mayor of Minneapolis.

Anna LaCombe and Steve Schultz dropping off constituent letters in the capitol

Reflections from my Legislative Program Internship

August 14, 2017

As the Minnesota Legislative Program Intern for Clean Water Action, I delved into the democratic process more than I ever had before.

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Defending Our Water and Health in the 2017 Legislative Session

June 23, 2017

There was widespread concern in the environmental community that the Minnesota Legislature would spend the 2017 legislative session putting our water, air, and public health at risk.

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Green beer is fun, green water, not so much

March 17, 2017

St Patrick's Day is one of my favorite holidays, but one custom that has always fascinated me is people's willingness to drink green beer.

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Amazon at the top for fast but failing elsewhere

February 23, 2017

Despite being the world’s largest retailer, Amazon is late to the game on sustainability.