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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 […]

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 […]

Pack the PUC to Resist the Line 3 Pipeline!
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Pack the PUC to Resist the Line 3 Pipeline!

Join MN350, the Sierra Club North Star Chapter, and others at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, May 18! We need to pack the room so that we’re showing at every possible opportunity how many Minnestans oppose the controversial Line 3 tar sands pipeline proposal. Afterwards, everyone is invited to a debrief and next steps conversation at Golden’s Lowertown. This is a regular PUC meeting. Citizens will not be allowed to speak — the important thing is to […]

Line 3: Comment & Come to Hearings; Recap of Hold the Line Rally & March
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Line 3: Comment & Come to Hearings; Recap of Hold the Line Rally & March

On September 28, the day of the most important public hearing in St. Paul to decide the fate of the Line 3 pipeline, we the people stood together and marched to #StopLine3,  protect our climate and defend our communities. What’s Next?  Submit a comment to publicadvisor.puc@state.mn.us, Scott Ek, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, 121 7th Place East, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55101 or online   (Please include the Commission’s Docket Numbers and OAH Docket Numbers in the subject […]

Petition Delivery to Governor Dayton’s Home!
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Petition Delivery to Governor Dayton’s Home!

This legislative session, republicans are pushing two big bills, the Energy Omnibus bill and the Environment Omnibus bill, that include countless attacks to our climate, environment and communities. To support Governor Dayton in doing the right thing and vetoing these bills, we’ve collected close to one thousand postcards! We will deliver them right to his house on 1006 Summit Ave in St. Paul, next Monday, May 8th at 4:30pm. Please join us to make sure our message is […]

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 […]

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SF85 Phone Script

Sample phone script: Hi, my name is ______.  I live in ______.  I am calling to ask you to oppose SF85, the bill to build a big natural gas plant in Becker, Minnesota.  I’m opposed to this bill because (pick from any of these options that speak to you – or give some of your own!):   It will lock our state into more fossil fuels. The cost of the plant will be paid for […]

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Phone script for Governor Dayton regarding the natural gas bill

  Please call Governor Dayton at 651-201-3400 or 800-657-3717  and tell him these three things, in order: “Hi Governor Dayton, My name is ________, I live in ___________, MN.  I’m calling in regards to House File 113 and Senate File 85, and House File 234 and 235.  I do not support the passage of these bills, because they are concerning to me for multiple reasons: 1. HF234 and HF235, if passed, will stifle solar and […]

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Press Coverage Archive

2018 ¿Necesitaron 4 activistas cerrar un oleoducto? El tribunal de Minnesota decidirá (La Prensa de Minnesota, 2-23-18) ‘Chasing Coral’ documentary to play in Brainerd (Pine and Lakes Echo Journal, 2-23-18) Andy Pearson quoted in MPRnews on Line 3 arrested activists (2-16-18) Why Activists Protested the Super Bowl 2018 in Minneapolis (Teen Vogue, 2-5-18) MN350 for Bemidji: State environmental group opens Bemidji chapter (Bemidji Pioneer, 2-2-18) Nancy Beaulieu Letter to the Editor (Bemidji Pioneer, 2-2-18) Protests […]

Victory! Sandpiper pipeline will not threaten Minnesota’s water, climate
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Victory! Sandpiper pipeline will not threaten Minnesota’s water, climate

Now citizen and tribal members’ concern shifts to other pipelines Sign the petition to tell Governor Dayton no new pipelines, instead 100% renewables!  Minneapolis, MN, 9/2/16 — Minnesota citizens and Tribal Nations are celebrating the announcement that Enbridge is shelving its Sandpiper pipeline project for the foreseeable future.  The project had been delayed by several years and the pipeline company formally announced on September 1st that it will stop seeking permits for the line that would have carried […]