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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.

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

Minnesotans Make a Powerful Statement at MN PUC
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Minnesotans Make a Powerful Statement at MN PUC

On December 18, 2014, the Public Utilities Commission decided against reopening the case on the Alberta Clipper second capacity increase. This was no surprise as they rarely reopen cases once they have made their decision. Whether additional tar sands dilbit (from 570,000 up to 800,000 barrels per day) will flow on the Alberta Clipper has now moved to the Federal level.In anticipation of this decision, the MN350 Tar Sands team had prepared a powerful but […]

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 […]

Join us for vigils on Keystone XL on Monday, Feb 3rd
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Join us for vigils on Keystone XL on Monday, Feb 3rd

With the release of the State Department’s final environmental impact statement, this is a crucial moment to protest Keystone XL. Join us Monday evening to send the message to President Obama that Keystone XL fails his climate test and he must reject it. And, along with a message to reject Keystone XL, we will send President Obama a message to reject the expansion of the Alberta Clipper pipeline across Northern Minnesota. We must reject the […]

Join Us At The Public Utilities Commission: Sept. 4th
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Join Us At The Public Utilities Commission: Sept. 4th

On Wednesday, September 4th, at 9:30am, the Public Utilities Commission will be making a decision on the completeness of Enbridge’s Certificate of Need and will determine if a Contested Case Hearing is necessary. We need to pack the PUC to send the message that the contested case hearing IS necessary and we expect the PUC to give this issue the time and consideration it deserves. It is also another opportunity to message that the exploitation […]