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Illegal Alberta Clipper Expansion Scheme
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Illegal Alberta Clipper Expansion Scheme

On September 10, a US District Judge will be hearing legal arguments in the ongoing lawsuit against Secretary of State John Kerry for allowing Enbridge’s illegal expansion of the Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline at the US/Canada border. MN350 is one of several plaintiff groups (listed below) working to stop this illegal expansion project. Join us to stand witness for the proceedings and at a press conference at 1pm. Whether transported on the Enbridge Alberta Clipper, […]

Join MN350 at Midwest Unrest in Washington, D.C.
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Join MN350 at Midwest Unrest in Washington, D.C.

On August 25th, young people and allies from across the Midwest will join together in Washington, DC for Midwest Unrest an action to demand an immediate stop to the Enbridge corporation’s illegal Alberta Clipper tar sands scandal in Minnesota. Secretary of State John Kerry has the power to stop Enbridge from continuing to sneak tar sands oil through our backyard — we are coming to his front door to make sure he knows where we stand. […]

JOIN US: August 25 Photo Drop @ Senate Offices
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JOIN US: August 25 Photo Drop @ Senate Offices

August 25th will be a huge day for the movement to stop tar sands, as Midwest Unrest brings youth-led direct action to John Kerry in Washington, DC and Honor The Earth’s Love Water Not Oil Tour visits a public hearing on Enbridge’s new Line 3 pipeline in McGregor, MN. If you can travel to DC or to McGregor to take part in these exciting actions, we encourage it! For those who are staying in the […]

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Talking Points for calls to Senator Franken and Klobuchar

Here are some talking points if you are able to make a call to Senator Franken and Klobuchar regarding opposing illegal pipeline schemes that allow for more oil to be transferred across Minnesota and burned into greenhouse gases: I’m calling because I’m concerned that the State Department is allowing Enbridge to illegally transport additional tar sands crude oil over the border without presidential permits or environmental reviews. I want President Obama to make sure that […]

What’s Next? MN350 Community Meeting
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What’s Next? MN350 Community Meeting

Looking to plug into a dynamic, local people powered movement building the power necessary for large-scale climate action? Wondering what a summer of action looks like in 2015? Join local movement leaders, volunteers and staff at the MN350 Community Meeting this Tuesday, June 16th at 6:30pm. Propelled by energy of 5,000 people marching together to stop tar sand, the MN350 action teams are ready to keep the momentum moving and need you to build upon […]

Job Posting: Northern Minnesota Organizer
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Job Posting: Northern Minnesota Organizer

MN350 seeks to leverage and empower communities along the tar sands pipeline routes in northern Minnesota by building relationships with communities along the pipeline route and connecting them to the broader climate movement. We are hiring a part-time staff person to support local organizing that builds an empowered climate movement through resistance to the multiple current and proposed pipeline expansion projects in Northern Minnesota. Goals for the organizer: 1) Support and train volunteer organizing leaders […]

Join us June 6 for the Tar Sands Resistance March!
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Join us June 6 for the Tar Sands Resistance March!

On June 6, thousands of people from across the Great Lakes region will come together for the Tar Sands Resistance March, the largest action against tar sands ever in the region! SIGN-UP TODAY! CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Bill McKibben, 350.org cofounder (yes, he’ll be here in person!) Kandi Mossett from the Indigenous Environmental Network Rev. Yearwood from the Hip Hop Caucus Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club Sharon Day, local Anishinaabe elder & activist […]

Volunteer for Tar Sands Resistance March!
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Volunteer for Tar Sands Resistance March!

It takes many hands to make a march this huge happen, which is why we’re inviting YOU to volunteer and join us for: Day-of-March Volunteers training May 31 Come and be part of making the Tar Sands Resistance March happen! All experience levels welcome — everyone can help out at the march. Come to our volunteer training meeting to get information on volunteer roles, meet other volunteers, and learn all you’ll need to know to help out […]

VIDEO: June 6: A Social Movement
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VIDEO: June 6: A Social Movement

MN350 is happy to announce our newest video, telling the story of extractive industry across the Great Lakes and announcing the biggest tar sands action ever in the region! Watch it here: Make sure to join us on June 6 in St. Paul: tarsandsresistance.org/?source=MN350. Learn more about the march on June 6.

VIDEO: Art Build for Tar Sands Resistance March
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VIDEO: Art Build for Tar Sands Resistance March

Our friend Xiaolu Wang stopped by the art build for the Tar Sands Resistance March and made a short video. It’s fantastic. Many thanks to her and to all who painted, sawed, cleaned, and helped create this amazing art! Have you confirmed you’ll be at the march yet? tarsandsresistance.org/?source=MN350