About the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA)

Since 1974, the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy has been protecting our water, air, land and people.

MCEA works with government agencies, the Legislature, and the courts to set sound environmental policy, to ensure good laws are enacted, and to enforce the law when needed. We are committed to working across all sectors – private and public, profit and nonprofit, political and academic – to form the partnerships needed to succeed. Real environmental issues are complex and real environmental progress takes time. MCEA is in it for the long haul.

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  • World Resources Institute primer on carbon pricing Posted 1 days ago
    Nice concise piece on the merits of carbon pricing and carbon taxation, with an excellent set of hyperlinks to government and industry sources.
  • EPA reacts to mercury and air toxics ruling Posted 1 days ago
    As expected, EPA sees nothing in the Court's Michigan v. EPA ruling that will affect the Clean Power Plan or any other Clean Air Act work, except for the narrow area of toxic air emissions at electric power plants. There may be an interesting next stage in the mercury and air toxics ...
  • Temporary setback for MATS rule Posted 4 days ago
    The US Supreme Court this morning overturned the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS), its proposal to adopt new regulations of mercury and other air toxics from fossil-fuel power plants.   The case is Michigan v. EPA; Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA was a companion case).  Under the Clean ...

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