Minnesota Actions

Corn field -- credit Jeff Laitila -- Flickr Creative Commons

We need to protect our water from farm pollution

We need more than just voluntary actions to clean up this mess and make these polluters pay their fair share of the cleanup costs.  Everyone in Minnesota needs to have access to safe and affordable

Make government purchases sustainable!

Similar to a business or household, our local governments purchase furniture and supplies for maintenance, cleaning, and other

Minnesota Capitol / photo: flickr.com/ktylerconk (CC BY 2.0)

Thank Governor Walz and the Legislature

This week Governor Walz signed the Firefighter and Children Health Protection Act of 2019 (FCHPA) into law.

Upper Harbor Terminal -- credit Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

Protect the Upper Harbor Termnal Site

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 hav

Mother & daughter shopping

Tell America’s top retailers: Take action on toxic chemicals in your products!

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.

Lake Superior / photo: Wendy Heath for Clean Water Action

We Need To Protect the Great Lakes!

The Great Lakes are national treasures. They contain 20% of the Earth's fresh surface water and drinking water to millions.