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250+ Sign Open Letter to Minnesota Leaders to Stop Line 3

In a full page ad in today's Star Tribune, over three dozen #mnleg members, and 200 Minnesota leaders and prominent musicians send a clear message:
Governor Tim Walz must #StopLine3.
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Line 3 pipeline protesters gather at Backus trailhead

"A trailhead and rest area in Backus suddenly became crowded Saturday, Jan. 23, when protesters gathered at one of the nearby pipeline staging sites for Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project. There have been several protests in the Backus area since work began."

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Pressure Mounts Against Line 3 Pipeline Project

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Minnesota needs a climate leader, not a new pipeline

"Gov. Tim Walz held on to the past even when a better, cleaner future beckoned."

 

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Next up for Biden: Stop Line 3

"Last week President Joe Biden announced he is revoking federal permits for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which would have stretched from Alberta, Canada, to Nebraska and to the Gulf of Mexico, carrying 830,000 barrels of the dirtiest type of oil per day."

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Dakota Access Pipeline Loses Appeal, Fueling Shutdown Fight

"Energy Transfer LP’s infamous Dakota Access oil pipeline suffered another blow Tuesday when a judge upheld a decision to scrap a key permit, threatening a system that has already been up and running for more than three years."

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PRESIDENT BIDEN: YOU CAN BE THE CLIMATE PRESIDENT

153 leaders from across the world—from labor to climate to business to government including Honor the Earth signed this letter emboldening President Joe Biden to take bold climate action to build back better toward a new future together. A future commitment to build back better with good paying, clean-energy jobs and tackling the legacy of environmental injustice is the action that science demands.

 

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Should nature be a living person?

"How threatened ecosystems are being awarded legal guardians"

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There’s A Big Hole In The Argument That Ditching Fossil Fuels Will Kill Jobs

"The clean energy transition isn’t Big Oil’s only problem. Oil and gas jobs have been disappearing for a long time."

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As Enbridge Races to Build Line 3 Pipeline, Resistance Ramps Up in the Courts and On the Ground

On January 2, 2021, during the first weekend of the New Year, dozens of water protectors gathered to demonstrate and pray along Great River Road near Palisade, Minnesota. They joined in song, protesting a controversial tar sands oil pipeline called Line 3, which is currently being constructed through northern Minnesota and traditional Anishinaabe lands. Ojibwe tribes have helped spearhead the opposition to this pipeline, alongside Indigenous and environmental groups.

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