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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 […]

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!

Uphold Paris – Stop Line 3!
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Uphold Paris – Stop Line 3!

To meet our goals under the Paris Climate Accords, we must prevent the Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline from being built. Join communities across the country in speaking out against Trump and Enbridge Energy’s dirty and dangerous carbon-combusting agenda. The Enbridge company wants to build a tar sands oil pipeline through the Mississippi headwaters in northern MN, threatening water, climate and indigenous treaty rights. Stand up to Enbridge by attending the public meetng in response to the draft […]

Northern MN Line 3 Pipeline Public Meetings June 6-22
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Northern MN Line 3 Pipeline Public Meetings June 6-22

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 is hosting 22 important public meetings on this pipeline project from June 6-22 and accepting public testimony. Find your nearest public meeting here. Download MN350′s talking points about the environmental review document. Read […]

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 […]

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. […]