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Information Day on Line 3 – A Proposed Tar Sands Pipeline!
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Information Day on Line 3 – A Proposed Tar Sands Pipeline!

Join us on Sunday, June 4 from 2-3:30 pm to hear why MN350 is resisting a new tar sands pipeline, Line 3, proposed to cross Minnesota! Andy Pearson and Kathy Hollander will host a presentation on the proposal, the impact of tar sands on climate change, and how you can get involved! RSVP and invite friends on Facebook. Need childcare? School age kids are welcome at our Climate Action Kids meeting in the same building. […]

Pack the PUC to Resist the Line 3 Pipeline!
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Pack the PUC to Resist the Line 3 Pipeline!

Join MN350, the Sierra Club North Star Chapter, and others at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, May 18! We need to pack the room so that we’re showing at every possible opportunity how many Minnestans oppose the controversial Line 3 tar sands pipeline proposal. Afterwards, everyone is invited to a debrief and next steps conversation at Golden’s Lowertown. This is a regular PUC meeting. Citizens will not be allowed to speak — the important thing is to […]

Petition Delivery to Governor Dayton’s Home!
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Petition Delivery to Governor Dayton’s Home!

This legislative session, republicans are pushing two big bills, the Energy Omnibus bill and the Environment Omnibus bill, that include countless attacks to our climate, environment and communities. To support Governor Dayton in doing the right thing and vetoing these bills, we’ve collected close to one thousand postcards! We will deliver them right to his house on 1006 Summit Ave in St. Paul, next Monday, May 8th at 4:30pm. Please join us to make sure our message is […]

Join us @ State Dept Pipeline Meeting in Bemidji
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Join us @ State Dept Pipeline Meeting in Bemidji

On March 7th, the U.S. State Department will hold the only public meeting in the country on an international tar sands pipeline expansion — the U.S./Canada border crossing needed to serve Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 — which would increase the flow of the world’s dirtiest oil across the Mississippi River and through the tribal territory and wild rice beds of northern Minnesota. This important public meeting will be in Bemidji. MN. Immediately beforehand, community members […]

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SF85 Phone Script

Sample phone script: Hi, my name is ______.  I live in ______.  I am calling to ask you to oppose SF85, the bill to build a big natural gas plant in Becker, Minnesota.  I’m opposed to this bill because (pick from any of these options that speak to you – or give some of your own!):   It will lock our state into more fossil fuels. The cost of the plant will be paid for […]

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Phone script for Governor Dayton regarding the natural gas bill

  Please call Governor Dayton at 651-201-3400 or 800-657-3717  and tell him these three things, in order: “Hi Governor Dayton, My name is ________, I live in ___________, MN.  I’m calling in regards to House File 113 and Senate File 85, and House File 234 and 235.  I do not support the passage of these bills, because they are concerning to me for multiple reasons: 1. HF234 and HF235, if passed, will stifle solar and […]

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Press Coverage Archive

2013 Kate Jacobson quoted in MPR Online News (07/17/13) Tom McSteen in the Star Tribune on PUC Approval of Phase 1 Enbridge Expansion (07/17/13) MN350 on MPR Newscast (07/17/13) Greta Gaard Enbridge Tar Sands Article in Daily Planet (07/14/13) Susu Jeffrey Enbridge Tar Sands Article in WAMM Today (07/12/13) Kate Jacobson on KFAI (07/12/13) Brian Nowak’s Op Ed in the Star Tribune (06/27/13) Earth Train Send Off Rally from MN350 on Vimeo. Getting on board […]

Victory! Sandpiper pipeline will not threaten Minnesota’s water, climate
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Victory! Sandpiper pipeline will not threaten Minnesota’s water, climate

Now citizen and tribal members’ concern shifts to other pipelines Sign the petition to tell Governor Dayton no new pipelines, instead 100% renewables!  Minneapolis, MN, 9/2/16 – Minnesota citizens and Tribal Nations are celebrating the announcement that Enbridge is shelving its Sandpiper pipeline project for the foreseeable future.  The project had been delayed by several years and the pipeline company formally announced on September 1st that it will stop seeking permits for the line that would have carried […]

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Ask Obama to take action on the Dakota Access Pipeline

The issue: The US Army Corps of Engineers is using a fast track permitting process, called Nationwide Permit 12, intended for small projects like water buoys and boat ramps with minimal impact, on this pipeline. The Corps is inappropriately segmenting the pipeline into each water and wetland crossing (there are over 200) and then simply approving each individually, ignoring federal environmental law requiring thorough review of cumulative impacts. They’re also issuing these permits without the […]

MN350 at May Day Parade and Festival
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MN350 at May Day Parade and Festival

This year MN350 is going to be part of the MayDay Parade! In the Parade In the Festival with an Info Booth We need volunteers to bring energy and life to our loon — Guardian of the Earth — and to talk with like-minded folks about taking action for climate justice.  Fill out this form to volunteer with us this Sunday! In the Parade: Malia Burkhart, from the MayDay staff, contacted us a few months […]