Tar Sands Event

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Duluth Enbridge Action!
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Duluth Enbridge Action!

On Monday, over 200 people marched through the streets of Duluth and into an Enbridge office. There we delivered a letter of demands to Enbridge and asked that they meet with us to discuss those demands. No one would accept the letter, so seven people refused to leave the room and were arrested. Since then, everyone has been released and is safe. Thank you for all who came out today to fight for our water, our climate and our […]

Illegal Alberta Clipper Expansion Scheme
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Illegal Alberta Clipper Expansion Scheme

Whether transported on the Enbridge Alberta Clipper, or on the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline, extraction, refinement and transportation of tar sands oil has up to a 37% higher carbon footprint than regular oil. We are already experiencing climate change, and the time to transition to renewable forms of energy is now. Background In October, oral arguments were heard in federal court in Minneapolis over the illegal backroom deal conducted between the U.S. State Department and […]

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 […]

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.