03/12/2020 | Star Tribune
A bill in the Minnesota Legislature would impose a four-year moratorium on large new dairy farms or expansions.
The bill, introduced this week by Reps. Ami Wazlawik, Todd Lippert and Jamie Becker-Finn, would forbid the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency or counties from issuing permits for “constructing or expanding a dairy-animal operation that will be capable of holding more than 1,000 animal units after construction or expansion.” Read more
03/04/2020 | White Bear Press
Legislation to ban trichloroethylene (TCE) is moving forward in the Minnesota House of Representatives. On Feb. 24, the House Environment and Natural Resources Policy Committee unanimously approved HF 3376, authored by Rep. Ami Wazlawik (DFL-White Bear Township). The bill would prohibit use of TCE, a chemical that increases risks for certain types of cancer and other serious health issues. Read more
02/19/2020 | White Bear Press
Legislation was introduced by Sen. Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) last week to complete the final segment of the 10-mile Lake Links Trail. Read more