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Hold the Line: March and Public Hearing to Stop Line 3 Pipeline
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Hold the Line: March and Public Hearing to Stop Line 3 Pipeline

On the day of the most important public hearing in St. Paul to decide the fate of the Line 3 pipeline, we the people will stand together to Hold the Line for Our Communities and March to Stop Line 3! Our climate, our clean fresh water, our wild rice, and our communities are at risk from this proposed new tar sands pipeline expansion across northern Minnesota. RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/114708432529823/ 4pm: Jingle Dress Dancers & Rally at the Capitol […]

Submit Written Comments on Line 3 – by July 10!
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Submit Written Comments on Line 3 – by July 10!

Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline through Minnesota would have a climate change cost of $287 billion dollars (yes, billion with a B) in just 30 years according to a new State of MN environmental study. The state is accepting written public testimony – your voice is needed! To get started, check out MN350’s talking points about the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and examples of written testimony other volunteers have already submitted. The […]

Written Testimonies
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Written Testimonies

  Click on the following links to read some submitted testimonies on Line 3. Hobie Stocking ‎Eleanor Dvorak Jim Tjepkema Bill Adamski Stan Sattinger Jaci Christenson      

VIDEO: Sen. Bernie Sanders Opposes Pipelines
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VIDEO: Sen. Bernie Sanders Opposes Pipelines

At the Minneapolis Convention Center on February 29th, 2016, U.S. Senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders took a firm stand against Enbridge pipeline expansion, including the Sandpiper and Alberta Clipper pipelines, due to their climate impact and other risks. Video: Sign our petition to stop the Alberta Clipper double cross expansion scheme. Transcript of remarks: [Thanks Winona LaDuke for introducing him.] Let me get to this right away, because I know how passionately Winona feels […]

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Federal Judge Ruling on Alberta Clipper Scheme

The Federal Judge’s ruling on the Enbridge Alberta Clipper Switcheroo Scheme has just been released. The backroom scheme switched oil between two crude oil pipelines just at the international border to evade lack of a permit on the new line – the older line has a vague old permit. The ruling did not endorse the scheme, nor discuss its legality, but stated the court did not have the authority over decisions regarding cross border permitting. […]

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

MN Youth to DC for Large Civil Disobedience Action: KXL Dissent
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MN Youth to DC for Large Civil Disobedience Action: KXL Dissent

On March 1st and 2nd students across the country will be converging on Washington DC to take place in the largest student civil disobedience around climate change in history.  50 of those students will be from Minnesota. —— The Keystone XL pipeline is set to bring toxic tar sands from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast, where it will be refined for export. Young people realize that the approval of this pipeline will ensure that […]