Environmental priorities come into focus for 2024 Minnesota legislative session

16 Feb 2024


Clean energy and protections for the environment are among the priorities this session for Minnesota lawmakers this session, who convened at the Capitol this week for the start of the 2024 session following a 2023 session that featured the passage of historic climate and environmental investments and policies.

Lawmakers passed a $115 million state competitiveness fund to help secure matching federal dollars for climate and energy projects, as well as policies such as a 100% clean energy grid by 2040 requirement and millions in grants and rebates for solar panels, heat pumps and electric vehicles. 

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