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Environment

A clean, healthy environment with sustainable uses of natural resources

Protecting, preserving, and restoring Minnesota natural resources are critical for our economic vitality, health, and quality of life. Healthy ecosystems contribute to the overall well-being of Minnesotans as well as state wildlife populations.

Many government agencies, as well as the actions of citizens and businesses, have direct and indirect impacts on natural resources. Responsibility for natural resources spans local, state, and federal government. 

This document (.xlsx) provides data for the Environment outcome area in table format.

See the Criteria page for information on how the status for each indicator was assigned the colors green, yellow, or red.

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