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Reports: Air

MSP Regional Indicator Dashboard
Greater MSP, May 2017, 2 pp.
Metrics measuring the MSP region on economic, environmental, and social outcomes.   more info >

Dashboard of Environmental and Performance Measures
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, April 2017, 2 pp.
This dashboard tracks environmental and performance measures related to the work of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Metrics include measures of air pollutants, water restoration, and polluted land cleanup.   more info >

Life and Breath: How Air Pollution Affects Public Health in the Twin Cities
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency & Minnesota Department of Health, July 2015, 48 pp.
This report analyzes air quality data from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and health data from the Minnesota Department of Health to estimate the effects of air pollution on health outcomes for people in the seven-county metro area in each zip code.   more info >

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction 2013
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota Department of Commerce, January 2013, 11 pp.
A report to the Minnesota legislature on progress reducing greenhouse gas emissions.   more info >

Minnesota Environment and Energy Report Card
Minnesota , October 2012, 28 pp.
This report identifies metrics which the State of Minnesota can use to measure its performance and progress protecting Minnesota's air, water and land resources.   more info >

Annual Pollution Report to the Legislature: A Summary of Minnesota's Air Emissions and Water Discharges
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, April 2012, 70 pp.
This report provides annual emission and discharge estimates as one means of tracking progress on air and water pollution, and for tracking performance and relative contributions of pollution sources.   more info >

Annual pollution report to the Legislature: A summary of Minnesota's air emissions and water discharges
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, April 2011, 75 pp.
This report provides annual emission and discharge estimates as one means of tracking progress on air and water pollution, and for tracking performance and relative contributions of pollution sources.   more info >

Air quality in Minnesota: Emerging trends
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, January 2009, 24 pp.
Report to the Minnesota Legislature on trends in major air pollutants and air quality challenges.   more info >

The third Minnesota report card on environmental literacy: A survey of adult environmental knowledge, attitudes and behavior
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, December 2008, 101 pp.
Statewide survey concerning environmental literacy of adults in Minnesota. It asked about knowledge of environmental topics, attitudes toward the environment, and environmental behaviors. Data are compared to data from two previous surveys.   more info >

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transportation sources in Minnesota
Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, June 2008, 44 pp.
Investigates transportation sector strategies to help meet Minnesota's goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The report focuses on three types of strategies: improving vehicle fuel economy, reducing the number of vehicle-miles traveled, and decreasing the carbon content of fuel.   more info >

Air quality in Minnesota: Challenges and opportunities
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, January 2007, 20 pp.
Reports on the status of toxic air contaminants in Minnesota and analyzes strategies to reduce the emission of air pollutants. Includes an examination of future directions and challenges, particularly in the area of climate change related to energy production and use.   more info >

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