Minnesota Blog Posts

Minnesota’s Great Lakes Day team meeting with Republican U.S. Representative Jim Hagedorn (CD-1)

Minnesotans Meet with Congressional Delegation to Prioritize Great Lakes Protection and Drinking Water

March 24, 2020

Clean Water Action Minnesota was in DC to talk about and support the GLRI Act of 2019 and advocated for significantly increasing federal funding for clean water and safe drinking water programs. The GLRI Act would provide stability for Great Lakes funding for at least five years, provide secure and stable funding, and will encourage more state and local governments, as well as private businesses, to invest in protection and restoration across the Great Lakes basin. 

Putting Drinking Water First in Minnesota

October 13, 2019

Polls consistently show that people consider drinking water one of the most important public health and environmental issues we face.

Bioswales like this help control storm water bring the beauty of nature to Providence College’s urban campus. Photo By Dave Everett

It’s Fall! Here are Some Tips for a Healthy Fall Lawn and Gardens While Protecting Our Water!

September 25, 2019

In pursuit of creating a beautiful lawn and garden, many people unknowingly contaminate nearby lakes, rivers, and streams with fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides.

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How to reduce plastic at your BBQs and picnics this summer

May 9, 2019

The weather is getting warmer, which means it is time for picnics, parties, and BBQs.

Wellhead Protection for Our Drinking Water

February 25, 2019

Everyone has a right to safe and affordable drinking water. Clean water is one of Minnesota’s most precious resources, and it’s time that we act like it.