As Earth Day Approaches, MN Named Among Greenest States
The number-crunchers at WalletHub are at it again. This time the're going over all the data to decide which states are the most eco-friendly -- and Minnesota is among the best (top-ten in fact). Vermont was the best -- Montana & Wyoming, not so much. Here's how it all shakes out:
Minnesota ranked high in water quality, soil quality, air quality, recycling, and energy efficiency. We didn't do as well as far as battling climate chance is concerned, only rated as 31st.
The Top-Ten Greenest States in America
- New York
- New Hampshire
- Rhode Island
How Our Neighbors Ranked
- #15 - Wisconsin
- #33 - South Dakota
- #38 - Iowa
- #47 - North Dakota
In order to determine the greenest states, WalletHub’s number-crunchers compared the 50 states across three key dimensions: 1) Environmental Quality, 2) Eco-Friendly Behaviors and 3) Climate-Change Contributions. You can see the full state-by-state list HERE.