Minn. Dems outline climate agenda for new session

It’s a narrower scope than what the party accomplished in 2023.
The Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski, File)

Top Minnesota Democrats outlined their climate priorities for the new legislative session, which will look modest compared to a blockbuster 2023 when the party had just taken total control of state government.

The chairs of two committees with jurisdiction over environmental legislation said in interviews with Pluribus News that revamping the permit process for power-transmission-line projects, implementing a fee on fertilizer manufacturers to help stop nitrate contamination of drinking water, and PFAS chemical protections are some of the policies that will be considered.

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