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Join MN350 at hearings to stop Sandpiper!
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Join MN350 at hearings to stop Sandpiper!

Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge plans to build a new pipeline across northern Minnesota to carry fracked crude oil. The Sandpiper project is a bad idea — bad for the climate, bad for our waters, and bad for treaty rights — and we need to make ourselves heard. This pipeline would establish an entirely new crude oil corridor across Minnesota, and Enbridge has already announced plans to put two more pipelines in this new corridor. The […]

Community Meeting & Comment Session: Oil Railroad Safety
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Community Meeting & Comment Session: Oil Railroad Safety

Join MN350 and allies to call for public safety and health regulations that support the health and safety of our communities! When:  Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 7 – 9 PM Where: Historic Como Street Car Station, 1224 Lexington Pkwy N, St Paul, MN 55103 (Lexington & Horton, in Como Park) Speaker: Dave Riehle, a retired locomotive engineer with Union Pacific railroad, and a former Local Chairman for United Transportation Union Local 650. Bring a laptop […]

Solidarity Events in Minnesota for the People’s Climate March!
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Solidarity Events in Minnesota for the People’s Climate March!

Duluth September 21st 1:30-2:30pm People’s Climate Hike Duluth. Join in fellowship with others around the world who are standing up for our planet. We’ll participate in a uniquely Duluth way, with a hike! We will hike and we will celebrate creation together with our prayers and hopes. Join us at Kingsbury Creek Trailhead and please bring family and friends to support our climate teamwork. Get into touch with if you have questions sallymunger43@gmail.com Twin Cities September 18th […]

Pets Against Pipelines Call to Action!
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Pets Against Pipelines Call to Action!

Remember our Pets Against Pipelines videos, where cute animals speak out against pipeline expansion?  On Tuesday, August 26 (two days before the final PUC meeting), Pets Against Pipelines took it up a notch with a pets march around the PUC building in St. Paul!  Read about it below. August 26, 2014 MN350 hosted its first “Pets Against Pipelines March” at the Public Utilities Commission at Noon on August 26, 2014, in advance of the PUC […]

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Press Release: Enbridge’s Switcheroo Scheme to Expand Tar Sands

State Department Enables Illegal Enbridge Scheme to Expand Tar Sands For Immediate Release:   August 21, 2014 Contact: Gabby Brown, gabby@newpartners.com, 202-261-2382 This week, the State Department released documents revealing a scheme by Canadian tar sands giant Enbridge to bypass the Presidential Permit process for expansion of its Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline. Enbridge has applied to double the capacity of the pipeline, also known as Line 67, to put it on par with the tar […]

Stop the Alberta Clipper on Aug 28- Let’s Stand Together!
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Stop the Alberta Clipper on Aug 28- Let’s Stand Together!

Minnesotans have one final opportunity to testify in front of our local governing body, the MN Public Utilities Commission, before they make their final decision to allow more dirty tar sands oil to pump through the Alberta Clipper pipeline in northern Minnesota. We are calling on you to be there.  To stand for the health and safety of our neighbors, communities, land and water. To stand for the a planet free of perpetuated climate disruption. […]

April 3 Rally:  A Day of Tar Sands Action in MN
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April 3 Rally: A Day of Tar Sands Action in MN

On April 3rd we rallied in the snow and sleet and  to protect Minnesota and the Great Lakes region by saying no to the proposed Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline expansion. Hundreds of people came to the rally and march, and then stayed for over 6 hours of public testimony at the Public Utilities Company. By April 14th, the opposition generated over 12,000 public comments for Judge Limpan.  This is incredible! See more pictures on  […]

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Tar Sands Pre-Hearing Conference

Pre-Hearing Conference  (Public Utilities Commission) 35 Minnesotans showed up in a powerful way last week at the MN Public Utilities Commission to be witnesses to a livable future. This type of showing at a “scheduling meeting” between parties for the contested case hearing is rare and it made an impression on Judge Lipman, the Administrative Law Judge presiding over the case.  And it seemed he was working hard to make an impression on us through […]

Job Announcement!
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Job Announcement!

Midwest Tar Sands Coordinator Job Description Organization: MN350 is a primarily volunteer-run organization working to catalyze a climate movement in Minnesota.  We inspire and invite Minnesotans to actively engage in addressing climate change with a sense of urgency and possibility for the planet. We take our name from 350ppm, what scientists say is the safe upper limit of C02 in our atmosphere. With current levels at 395ppm C02 and rising, large-scale action for a just […]

Say NO to Tar Sands
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Say NO to Tar Sands

Call Senators Klobuchar and Franken TODAY! We had a movement moment last spring when on March 18, 150 Minnesotans gathered together at Senator Klobuchar’s office to call on our political leader to vote to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline.  Our presence along with multiple phone calls to her office resulted in a changed vote — a vote for a livable future. Well, the Senate is taking another vote — most likely tomorrow or Wednesday, according […]