Minnesota News

3M should continue to pay for pollution damage

August 22, 2017

Recent updates to safety levels for Minnesota water contaminated with perfluorochemicals (PFCs ) has triggered new state actions to provide safe drinking water.  These actions include the provision

Harvard Study Questions Safety of Minnesota Drinking Water

August 11, 2016

A new Harvard study released yesterday listed Minnesota as one of thirteen states with the most frequent detections of PFASs chemicals in drinking water.

Chemical reform: Progress, but not enough

June 8, 2016

"The bill passed by the Senate addresses some core weaknesses of our outdated chemical safety laws - but it further restricts states, narrowing their ability to protect people from chemical health threats,"

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What's in Your Products?

January 20, 2016

Do you wonder if the chemicals used in your laundry detergent, cleaners and other household products are safe?

Groups: Obama Administration Rule Will Better Protect Minnesota Waters

March 25, 2014

State conservation groups strongly support a new federal rule, announced today by the Obama Administration, which aims to better protect U.S. waters from pollution and destruction, including those in Minnesota.