Recent Legislative Votes
(May 24, 2019) Early in 2019 the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency discovered a manufacturer in White Bear Township had been releasing Trichloroethylene (TCE) into the air at unsafe levels since 2009. TCE is a known human carcinogen and developmental toxin that is used as an industrial solvent… Senate Voted No.
(April 26, 2019) A provision in the House agriculture finance bill provided increased penalties for pesticide applicators that allow pesticides to drift onto state wildlife lands… House Voted No.
(April 24, 2019) Tucked within the omnibus Jobs, Energy, and Telecommunications Finance and Policy bill, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed legislation to put the state on a path to 100% carbon-free electricity by the year 2050… House Voted Yes.
SF 2314: Amendment to Delete Provision Giving Industrial Facilities Grace Period for Meeting Water Standards
(April 23, 2019) The Senate environment finance bill included a policy provision giving industrial water pollution permit holders a 16-year grace period to meet updated water quality standards once they have constructed a facility… Senate Voted No.