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Upper Harbor Terminal -- credit Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

We live here because of water – the rivers and lakes draw us and add to our quality of life.  Minneapolis is recognized internationally for our parks and access to our lakes and rivers.  We now have the opportunity to add to this great system.

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Sign the petition urging Governor Murphy to enact a moratorium on all fossil fuel infrastructure projects in New Jersey.

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On Monday Governor Whitmer took action to protect our Great Lakes, strengthen Michigan’s response to PFAS contamination, and bring Michigan into the US Climate Alliance. These actions are already under attack and we need you to email your lawmakers today, and urge them to take a stand for our water!

To summarize, the Governor took three actions:

Join us in thanking Governor Whitmer for taking strong and immediate steps to protect our Great Lakes and address climate change by re-organizing the Department of Environmental Quality into the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, and entering Michigan into the US Climate Alliance today!

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 Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a family of approximately 4700 synthetic chemicals used in a wide array of products and industrial processes, including non-stick cookware, clothing, carpets, and industrial fire-fighting foam.  

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Email your state legislators today and ask them to take steps that’ll help begin addressing the PFAS public health issue.

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We are working with Delaware Riverkeeper Network to pass New Jersey's Green Amendment and we need your help! Every person has a right to a clean and healthy environment, yet pollution and degradation are impacting every aspect of our lives. Please sign the petition urging the Assembly and Senate to support and pass New Jersey's Green Amendment.

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The third annual Who’s Minding the Store? report card ranks 40 top retailers on their actions on toxic chemicals. Take action and send a message to the CEOs of all 19 retailers that earned Fs in this year’s report card.

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Email DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell and demand the strong controls for methane emissions from existing oil and gas operations.