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Enbridge Over Troubled Water Report
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Enbridge Over Troubled Water Report

Minneapolis, MN — A new report compiled by national and regional environmental and Tribal groups exposes the serious threat Enbridge Inc., the Canadian oil pipeline goliath, poses to the Great Lakes region. READ THE REPORT HERE: Enbridge Over Troubled Water Report Released today, the report highlights the various tar sands projects Enbridge operates across the Great Lakes region and the devastating impact it has had on communities and will continue to have if Enbridge is permitted to continue its scheme […]

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 […]

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Talking Points for calls to Senator Franken and Klobuchar

Here are some talking points if you are able to make a call to Senator Franken and Klobuchar regarding opposing illegal pipeline schemes that allow for more oil to be transferred across Minnesota and burned into greenhouse gases: I’m calling because I’m concerned that the State Department is allowing Enbridge to illegally transport additional tar sands crude oil over the border without presidential permits or environmental reviews. I want President Obama to make sure that […]

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

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Enbridge Over Troubled Waters Event (7/27/14)

For Immediate Release Contact: Kate Jacobson, Kate@mn350.org 651-402-8901, Treana Mayer, Treana.Mayer@350.org, 612-272-3887 Minnesotans Gather to Demonstrate Against Local Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion Minneapolis, MN — “Enbridge Over Troubled Waters” is a demonstration of Minnesotans working to secure a livable future as they join together in demanding that tar sands stay in the ground, and are deliberately replaced with renewable, alternative energy sources. WHEN:  Saturday, July 27th at 4:30pm WHERE:  Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, MN WHAT:  Street theater portraying […]