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Where FMR's priorities stand at the Legislature

FMR entered this unique 2022 legislative session with a slate of clear priorities. After a week-long break, lawmakers are heading back to the state capitol for the final legislative push. Now is a great time to take stock and take action. >>

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Action alert: Oppose bills that would undermine aquifers and the MN Environmental Rights Act

A pair of bills have been introduced in the Legislature that could undermine local aquifer levels and undercut one of Minnesota’s bedrock environmental laws: the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act.  >>

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MN Senate says: It's clean cars or state parks, not both

Earlier this week, the environmental debate at the Legislature crescendoed when the Senate threatened to block the entire Omnibus Environment Bill if Gov. Walz doesn't agree to repeal the Minnesota Pollution Control Agencies’ existing authority to regulate auto emissions.  >>

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Thank you, River Guardians!

Thank you, River Guardians! We deeply appreciate you advocating for clean water and sustainable and equitable development along the river this past year. >>

 

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Protect our environment - remove rollbacks in SF 2314 [CLOSED]

It's Earth Day and we wish we had a happier post to share with you, but Minnesota's environment needs you. TODAY. 

Despite a $1 billion surplus, the MN Senate is about to vote on a budget -- tomorrow, Tuesday, April 23 - to slash general fund spending on the environment and natural resources by $57 million.

Please take action today to stop the cuts and remove rollbacks in SF 2314!

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Environmental policy & budget defense

At FMR, we stand with Minnesotans from all walks of life who believe that clean and healthy rivers, lakes, streams and drinking water supplies must not be compromised for political gain. As the Minnesota Legislature sets to work on its two-year budget, we'll be keeping an eye out for unfair cuts, raids and rollbacks. Learn more and sign up to be a River Guardian to take action when it's needed most.  >>

 
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Stand with FMR at the Governor's Residence - May 15, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Come show your support for clean water! Join us in front of the Governor’s Residence at 1006 Summit Avenue, St. Paul. Feel free to bring signs, family and friends. But please RSVP if you can!

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Clean water advocates remind Gov. Dayton to stay strong at the Governor's Residence.

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