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Vetoes: One down, one to go
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Vetoes: One down, one to go

DURING THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION that just ended, corporate-friendly legislators passed a bill to give Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 pipeline an auotmatic green light. Gov. Dayton used salty language in vetoing the measure, calling it crass, foolhardy and shameful. And he was just getting warmed up. THERE’S ANOTHER BILL on Dayton’s desk that’s a blatant attempt by Big Oil to intimidate pipeline opponents and squash dissent. Join us in thanking the governor for his first veto […]

MN350 Response to Judge Recommendations on Line 3
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MN350 Response to Judge Recommendations on Line 3

MINNEAPOLIS — MN350 condemns the recommendation by Administrative Law Judge Ann O’Reilly to issue a Certificate of Need for in-trench replacement of the Line 3 pipeline. This recommendation ignores established climate science, dismisses the expert conclusions of the Department of Commerce and is in direct and disrespectful violation of the wishes of Minnesota tribes. This recommendation is an abdication of the state’s duty to protect. We agree with Judge O’Reilly’s position that Enbridge’s proposed route […]

Call in Action Toolkit: US Bank DIVEST from ETP!
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Call in Action Toolkit: US Bank DIVEST from ETP!

We are asking folks nationwide to Call-In and Demand Divestment from ETP and share on facebook and twitter using our Action Toolkit to support the efforts Water Protectors and indigenous leaders gathering and collaborating on the ground in Minneapolis, MN this week. As Super Bowl spotlight turns to US Bank Stadium, we’re making sure the world knows that US Bank funds companies that harm humanity and our Mother Earth. DEMAND US BANK KEEP ITS PROMISE: DIVEST FROM […]

Stop the Line 3 Oil Pipeline
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Stop the Line 3 Oil Pipeline

The State of Minnesota is holding nine public hearings in September and October on whether or not to build the new Line 3 tar sands pipeline. This is our chance to show up and speak out to protect our water, climate and communities! Please attend one of the upcoming hearings taking place near you: Hinckley (October 12) Bemidji (October 17) Duluth (October 18) Crosslake (October 25) St. Cloud (October 26) Hearings are 1:00-4:00 and 6:00-9:00pm […]

A Reflection on the Line 3 March
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A Reflection on the Line 3 March

By Amy Felegy For a full recap of the Line 3 March and for next steps (including info on the upcoming Northern hearings), click here Amassed below the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol, protesters’ cheers and cries echoed through St. Paul’s streets. Last Thursday, the Hold the Line March and Rally to Stop Line 3 brought people together from across the state to stand against Enbridge’s proposed pipeline. “Protect,” “Respect,” and “Honor” were among […]

Join the Climate Majority Project!
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Join the Climate Majority Project!

In order to win on climate and clean energy at the state level, Minnesota legislators need to feel the heat.  Our big goal is to have volunteers in as many voting districts as possible sending a strong message to their legislators: it’s time to get serious about clean energy.  Why: We know know that 93% of us want more solar in our state, and almost just as many want more wind and energy efficiency.  We […]

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!

MN Hearing on Climate Action After Paris
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MN Hearing on Climate Action After Paris

On Wednesday, July 19 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, the Environmental Quality Board* (EQB) meeting will address state and local action on climate change and sustainability. On June 5, Governor Mark Dayton signed on to the US Climate Alliance, affirming that Minnesota will continue to move forward with actions to meet greenhouse gas reduction goals. What does this mean for our state? What is Minnesota already working on, and where do we go from here? […]

Hope Beyond Paris: An Urgent Climate Gathering – Tonight!
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Hope Beyond Paris: An Urgent Climate Gathering – Tonight!

Join Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light and MN350: Building a Climate Movement in Minnesota as we strategize and find hope in our stories and communities beyond Paris. Our work on the ground is more important than ever, come share your stories of our powerful climate movement and strategies to move forward powerfully. We the people are still in the Paris climate deal even if our administration isn’t. Join us to get plugged into effective action. We will be gathering […]

Climate Policy Action Info Session
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Climate Policy Action Info Session

This year, a majority of Minnesota’s state senators and representatives voted to kill clean energy. They should take responsibility for their anti-jobs, anti-planet agenda or face the heat from their constituents. Please join us for a conference call this Wednesday, June 21st to dig into how to hold your legislator accountable to advancing climate justice. Wednesday, June 21st, 7pm Phone Number: 641-715-3200 Access Code: 350350 RSVP HERE Although our state legislature and the Trump administration seem […]