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Stop the Line 3 Oil Pipeline
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Stop the Line 3 Oil Pipeline

The State of Minnesota is holding nine public hearings in September and October on whether or not to build the new Line 3 tar sands pipeline. This is our chance to show up and speak out to protect our water, climate and communities! Please attend one of the upcoming hearings taking place near you: Hinckley (October 12) Bemidji (October 17) Duluth (October 18) Crosslake (October 25) St. Cloud (October 26) Hearings are 1:00-4:00 and 6:00-9:00pm […]

A Reflection on the Line 3 March
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A Reflection on the Line 3 March

By Amy Felegy For a full recap of the Line 3 March and for next steps (including info on the upcoming Northern hearings), click here Amassed below the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol, protesters’ cheers and cries echoed through St. Paul’s streets. Last Thursday, the Hold the Line March and Rally to Stop Line 3 brought people together from across the state to stand against Enbridge’s proposed pipeline. “Protect,” “Respect,” and “Honor” were among […]

Join the Climate Majority Project!
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Join the Climate Majority Project!

In order to win on climate and clean energy at the state level, Minnesota legislators need to feel the heat.  Our big goal is to have volunteers in as many voting districts as possible sending a strong message to their legislators: it’s time to get serious about clean energy.   Why: This past session, Minnesota’s legislative majority passed bills that set us back on climate and clean energy.  New policy aims to slow the scaling up […]

Bus From MN to Nebraska to Give KXL the Boot!
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Bus From MN to Nebraska to Give KXL the Boot!

On August 6th, pipeline fighters from all across the country will meet in Lincoln, Nebraska for the March to Give Keystone XL the Boot!

MN Hearing on Climate Action After Paris
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MN Hearing on Climate Action After Paris

On Wednesday, July 19 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, the Environmental Quality Board* (EQB) meeting will address state and local action on climate change and sustainability. On June 5, Governor Mark Dayton signed on to the US Climate Alliance, affirming that Minnesota will continue to move forward with actions to meet greenhouse gas reduction goals. What does this mean for our state? What is Minnesota already working on, and where do we go from here? […]

Hope Beyond Paris: An Urgent Climate Gathering – Tonight!
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Hope Beyond Paris: An Urgent Climate Gathering – Tonight!

Join Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light and MN350: Building a Climate Movement in Minnesota as we strategize and find hope in our stories and communities beyond Paris. Our work on the ground is more important than ever, come share your stories of our powerful climate movement and strategies to move forward powerfully. We the people are still in the Paris climate deal even if our administration isn’t. Join us to get plugged into effective action. We will be gathering […]

Climate Policy Action Info Session
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Climate Policy Action Info Session

This year, a majority of Minnesota’s state senators and representatives voted to kill clean energy. They should take responsibility for their anti-jobs, anti-planet agenda or face the heat from their constituents. Please join us for a conference call this Wednesday, June 21st to dig into how to hold your legislator accountable to advancing climate justice. Wednesday, June 21st, 7pm Phone Number: 641-715-3200 Access Code: 350350 RSVP HERE Although our state legislature and the Trump administration seem […]

Line 3 – A Proposed Tar Sands Pipeline!
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Line 3 – A Proposed Tar Sands Pipeline!

The Minnesota Department of Commerce is hosting 22 public meetings from June 6-22 on the potential environmental and cultural impacts of Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline that the company wants to build through the Mississippi headwaters. This is our first ever opportunity to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Statement for a crude oil pipeline in our state! Come to a public meeting and speak out – it is very important that we make […]

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 […]

Line 3: Comment & Come to Hearings; Recap of Hold the Line Rally & March
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Line 3: Comment & Come to Hearings; Recap of Hold the Line Rally & March

On September 28, the day of the most important public hearing in St. Paul to decide the fate of the Line 3 pipeline, we the people stood together and marched to #StopLine3,  protect our climate and defend our communities. What’s Next?  Submit a comment to publicadvisor.puc@state.mn.us, Scott Ek, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, 121 7th Place East, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55101 or online   (Please include the Commission’s Docket Numbers and OAH Docket Numbers in the subject […]