Crosslake Pipeline Hearing (Oct 25 Crosslake MN)
Oct
25
1:00 PM13:00

Crosslake Pipeline Hearing (Oct 25 Crosslake MN)

Just look at all the lakes and streams criss-crossing on the map! All that water is connected underground, too! Come defend this pristine water from a new pipeline route expected to someday carry six parallel pipelines right through the heart of Minnesota's lake country! 
Speakers will be chosen on a first-come, first -served basis, so arrive early to sign up! Two sessions, 1-4 pm and 6-9 pm.

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Duluth Public Hearing on Line 3 Pipeline (Oct 18 Duluth MN)
Oct
18
1:00 PM13:00

Duluth Public Hearing on Line 3 Pipeline (Oct 18 Duluth MN)

  • DECC - Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. Show up, speak out! 

Hearing is 1-4 and 6-9pm with a two hour break from 4-6pm. You can register to testify beginning a half hour before the hearing start time. Speaking is by random drawing.

Testimony talking points -- please plan to speak out if you can:https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B9I3HeyLwmEFOEFYc1h2SG51RlU

Testimony is limited to roughly three minutes. Testifiers can cross-examine Enbridge and State of MN witnesses and receive answers as part of their testimony. All testimony becomes part of the public record. The hearing is run by Judge Ann O'Reilly, who will ultimately be recommending whether the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission should approve or deny Enbridge's application to build this new pipeline.

Other hearings statewide -- find the one nearest you:https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/show-up-to-stop-the-line-3-pipeline

More Line 3 info:

In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to abandon the old Line 3 in the ground and build a new Line 3 twice the size of the old pipe, carrying as much tar sands oil as Keystone XL. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s best wild rice lakes and the headwaters of the Mississippi.

Enbridge Energy, the largest pipeline company in the world, is responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, and has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. The people of Minnesota refuse to let this irresponsible foreign corporation destroy our climate, our wild rice, our communities, and our water! We’ve fought hard every step of the way, and we won’t stop until Line 3 is denied.

These hearings are also part of a public comment period, during which you will be able to submit written comments online! We’ll post links here once the comment period begins.

MORE QUESTIONS? Visit www.stopline3.org.

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Indigenous Peoples Day - Round Dance Rally (Oct 9 Minneapolis MN)
Oct
9
4:00 PM16:00

Indigenous Peoples Day - Round Dance Rally (Oct 9 Minneapolis MN)

  • Native American Community Development Institute - NACDI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join us on Monday, October 9th from 4:00pm - 7:00pm outside the Minneapolis American Indian Center to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day! 

There will be community speakers, cultural performances, large group round dance, and rally in support of #stopline3 and #MMIW

This event is free and open to the public. 

Please invite your colleagues, family, and friends! 

We continue to honor the perseverance, culture, and presence of indigenous people in the Twin Cities. 

Check back here for schedules and event updates.

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Hold the Line: March and Public Hearing to Stop Line 3 Pipeline (sept 28- St. Paul MN)
Sep
28
4:00 PM16:00

Hold the Line: March and Public Hearing to Stop Line 3 Pipeline (sept 28- St. Paul MN)

On the day of the most important public hearing in St. Paul to decide the fate of the Line 3 pipeline, we the people will stand together to Hold the Line for Our Communities and March to #StopLine3. Our climate, our clean fresh water, our wild rice, and our communities are at risk from this proposed new tar sands pipeline expansion across northern Minnesota. 

4pm: Jingle Dress Dancers & Rally at the Capitol
5pm: March to Stop Line 3 from the Capitol to the Public Hearing (1.3 miles)
6-9pm: Public Hearing on Line 3 at Intercontinental Hotel

Rise up and be in the streets! Demand that Governor Dayton and the Public Utilities Commission hold the line to protect our communities, and say NO to Line 3 pipeline. The fossil fuel industry’s profits are not more important than our state’s abundant natural resources. Water is life!

We will hold a rally at the Capitol and then march to the public hearing at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown St. Paul to make our voices heard. This hearing is the FINAL chance in St. Paul to show up and make a public comment on Line 3, and our decision makers need to know we will not let this black-snake pipeline poison Minnesota!

Can’t attend the hearing held from 6-9pm? Come to the earlier public hearing, same location (the Intercontinental Hotel), from 1-4pm and join us for the march after that session!

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MORE INFO ABOUT LINE 3:
In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to abandon the old Line 3 in the ground and build a new Line 3 twice the size of the old pipe, carrying as much tar sands oil as Keystone XL. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s best wild rice lakes and the headwaters of the Mississippi.

Enbridge Energy, the largest pipeline company in the world, is responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, and has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. The people of Minnesota refuse to let this irresponsible foreign corporation destroy our climate, our wild rice, our communities, and our water! We’ve fought hard every step of the way, and we won’t stop until Line 3 is denied.

There are 9 public hearings across Minnesota in September and October:https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/show-up-to-stop-the-line-3-pipeline 

These hearings are also part of a public comment period, during which you will be able to submit written comments online! We’ll post links here once the comment period begins.

MORE QUESTIONS? Visit www.stopline3.org.

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3 Drums Frontline Prayer Action (Sept 23- Waubun MN)
Sep
23
6:00 PM18:00

3 Drums Frontline Prayer Action (Sept 23- Waubun MN)

  • Camp Turtle Island-MikinaakMinis Genawendang Nibi Endazhi-gabeshing (map)
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Join us on Saturday the 23'rd as a Coalition of Water Protector Camp's & Activists from across Minnesota and Wisconsin hold a prayerful action simultaneously at both the Bemidji & Duluth Enbridge Corporate Offices. We stand united in our duty to protect the water & the treaty rights of the First Nation people's. Our voices will not be silenced.

Plan to show up Friday and stay overnight at either Camp Turtle Island(for Bemidji action) or Camp Makwa & Ma'iigan (for Duluth action) Bring a personal tent, sleeping gear, & anything you may need to be radically self-reliant at the camps.(Message Camp FB pages for donation information for each camp) Additional information will be given on arrival at the camps. 

Camp Turtle Island - 3255 Co Rd 4 Waubun, Minnesota, MN 56589

Camp Makwa - 3868 Brevator Rd, Cloquet, Mn 55720

Camp Ma'iigan - 5759 Alborn-Brookston Rd, Saginaw, MN

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Ojibwe Language Immersion Film Showcase (Sept 1st- Duluth MN)
Sep
1
6:00 PM18:00

Ojibwe Language Immersion Film Showcase (Sept 1st- Duluth MN)

Free and open to the public. 

DVD Giveaway and Q&A after the event!

The Ojibwe Language Immersion Showcase features animated short films that are narrated or acted in all Ojibwemowin. The line-up includes 3 films produced by Wiigwaas Press and 11 stories produced by the Fond du Lac Reservation Language Program. Narrators for the films include Geraldine Howard, Leona Wakonabo, Anna Gibbs, Anton Truer, and more. One additional film will be shown by film maker Catherine Meier in partnership with Misaabekong Ojibwe Language Immersion School. All films were created to teach and preserve the Ojibwe language.

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Fill the Room to Resist the Line 3 Pipeline! (Aug 22 St. Paul MN)
Aug
21
9:30 AM09:30

Fill the Room to Resist the Line 3 Pipeline! (Aug 22 St. Paul MN)

  • State of Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join MN350, the Sierra Club North Star Chapter, the Youth Climate Intervenors and others at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday! 

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, 275 4th St E, St Paul, MN 55101.

This is a PUC meeting to look at the schedule for the Environmental Impact Statment. Citizens will not be allowed to speak -- the important thing is to be present with our bodies. We'll have anti-pipeline stickers to wear, and if you have any clothing with pipeline fighting messaging, wear that. Signs are not allowed in the PUC meeting room.

START AT 9:30AM: Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, 121 7th Pl E, St. Paul, MN 55101 -- Room 350. Meeting length is unknown, but is likely to be between 30 minutes and three hours based on past experience. After the Line 3 section of the meeting is done, we'll head to Golden's Lowertown Deli for a debrief and discussion.

JOIN US ON TUESDAY THE 22ND AND SHOW THE PUC THAT WE SAY#STOPLINE3 IN MINNESOTA!

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Sound healing offerings to support our groups of water protectors and unity walkers. (Aug 17th- Eliot, MN)
Aug
17
7:00 PM19:00

Sound healing offerings to support our groups of water protectors and unity walkers. (Aug 17th- Eliot, MN)

Sound healing offerings to support our groups of water protectors and unity walkers. As we fight, we must also pray and heal.

Here are the other sound healing programs this week in New Hampshire and Maine. If you are in the area - join the circle!

Cost: $25 per person
Questions? - Call Sue at 970-581-2145

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Bus From MN to Nebraska to Give KXL the Boot!
Aug
5
to Aug 7

Bus From MN to Nebraska to Give KXL the Boot!

  • Target Store Lake-Street (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On August 6th, pipeline fighters from all across the country will meet in Lincoln, Nebraska for the March to Give Keystone XL the Boot! MN350 and allies are coordinating a bus from Minneapolis to to the march, leaving on August 5th, with pay-what-you-can pricing thanks to the support of the Sierra Club. Get on board!

Tickets are pay-what-you-can -- please book asap: https://mn350.yapsody.com/event/index/118476/mn-to-nebraska-bus-to-give-kxl-the-boot

Also, our bus will be attending the Midwest Pipeline Fighter Summit immediately before the march -- if you're involved in resisting a pipeline (such as Enbridge's Line 3 in MN) and wish to attend this summit, please make sure to preregister here (free): http://boldnebraska.org/event/midwest-pipeline-fighter-summit/

The march comes on the eve of a week-long public hearing process where the Nebraska Public Service Commission will be considering whether to approve KXL. We'll join with thousands of others to show that people from across the country know that this dirty tar sands pipeline, like the Enbridge Line 3 proposal here in Minnesota, is a bad idea for communities, climate, and water.

Departure and return point: Parking lot of the Lake St. Target (2500 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406)

DEPARTING MINNEAPOLIS: 9am, Saturday 8/5
ARRIVING LINCOLN: 5pm 8/5
(overnight in a church or similar housing in Nebraska)

MIDWEST PIPELINE FIGHTER SUMMIT: 10am-2pm (lunch included, free registration, info above)
MARCH! 3-5:30pm, Sunday 8/6

LEAVING LINCOLN: 6pm, Sunday 8/6
RETURNING TO MINNEAPOLIS: By 2am Monday 8/7 (we're sorry, we know it's late!)

If you can't come on the trip, please consider sponsoring a rider -- generous supporters make this pay-what-you-can bus open and accessible to all! https://mn350.nationbuilder.com/sponsor_a_rider_to_give_kxl_the_boot

More details and FAQ on the ticket reservation page. Get your ticket today! https://mn350.yapsody.com/event/index/118476/mn-to-nebraska-bus-to-give-kxl-the-boot

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Standing Rock Today and Protecting Our Water
Jul
29
7:00 PM19:00

Standing Rock Today and Protecting Our Water

SATURDAY NIGHT: "STANDING ROCK TODAY AND PROTECTING OUR WATER" Its a heartfilled evening with our beautiful Indigenous women speaking for the earth and water.
with Phyllis Young, Standing Rock Elder and Water Protector, joined by Pearl Means and an opening with local Water Walker Sharon Day.

Note: During this evening event, there will be a participatory “Waters of the World” ceremony. If you’d like to participate, please feel free to bring a small water offerin from your local watershed!

Tickets: http://transitionusgathering.brownpapertickets.com/

Info: https://www.transitiongathering.org/program/keynotes/

www.transitiongathering.org

Standing Rock attracted the attention of the world in its historic gathering to fight against the building of the Dakota access pipeline that would risk polluting the water supply. Now, in the aftermath of what appeared to be a failure, behind the scenes the fight continues with successes and many other pipeline front-line camps now being built.

Additionally, efforts have been catalyzed to help the Standing Rock reservation transition to sustainable enterprises, alternative sources of energy, cultural healing, and permaculture projects. Learn what happened at Standing Rock, the water protector movement that is going strong, and the great efforts currently underway that will continue to inspire the world.

We invite all Water Protectors to this Sat evening as our guest, free of charge! We are also offering all Water Protectors a substantially discounted ticket for the whole weekend conference. Please message julbystrova@gmail.com for info and discount code.


Tickets: http://transitionusgathering.brownpapertickets.com/

Info: https://www.transitiongathering.org/program/keynotes/

Full Gathering: www.transitiongathering.org

TNG FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/1826440620902392/

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Paddle to Protect: A 250 Mile Canoe Journey to #StopLine3
Jul
19
12:00 AM00:00

Paddle to Protect: A 250 Mile Canoe Journey to #StopLine3

  • Headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Would you paddle 250 miles to protect water for our future generations?

What: Indigenous youth canoe journey to #StopLine3
Where: Mississippi Headwaters to Big Sandy Lake
When: Opening Ceremony August 12 @ Headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park
Closing Ceremony September 2, 2017 @ Big Sandy Lake

Learn more: StopLine3.org/paddletoprotect
Donate: Fundrazr.com/paddletoprotect

The fires lit by Standing Rock have spread to Minnesota. This August, a group of indigenous youth fighting the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline will undertake a 250-mile canoe journey across northern Minnesota to stand for the cleanest lakes, the manoomin (wild rice) beds and the 1855 treaty territories of the Ojibwe people.

We will start where the new Line 3 would cross the headwaters of the great Mississippi River, and travel a traditional canoe route to end at Big Sandy Lake, where hundreds of Ojibwe were killed by the US government in 1850.

We paddle for our grandmothers. We paddle for the grandchildren yet to come. We paddle for our rice, for our berries, and for our medicines. We paddle for our relatives who cannot speak for themselves.

Join us at the headwaters of the Mississippi in the Itasca State Park on August 12 to send off the boats with ceremony.

All indigenous youth are invited to join our paddle! We are also seeking supporters to help with events, collect donations, and drive support vehicles!

All funds raised will be used for supplies and trasportation to bring together youth from all over Turtle Island.

DONATION WISHLIST

canoes
canoe trailer
paddles
life jackets
tents
canvas tarps
sleeping bags/pads
truck
food
axes
saws
pocket knives
headlamps

CONTACT

Youth Coordinator: 
Eryn Wise - eryn@honorearth.org

Volunteer Coordinator:
Jaida Grey Eagle - jaidagreyeagle@gmail.com

Supply Coordinator: 
Kat Eng - kat@honorearth.org

Learn more at StopLine3.org/paddletoprotect

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5th Annual Love Water Not Oil Tour: Featuring Nahko & Special Guests
Jul
16
2:00 PM14:00

5th Annual Love Water Not Oil Tour: Featuring Nahko & Special Guests

5TH ANNUAL LOVE WATER NOT OIL TOUR
This July we invite the public to join us for the 5th Annual Love Water Not Oil Tour. We are expanding our ride this year to cover both Wisconsin and Minnesota. The kick-off date for the tour will be on July 9th in Madison, Wisconsin with a concert at the Majestic Theater featuring Nahko, Annie Humphrey, Gingger Shankar, Maria Isa & Corey Medina. On July 14th we will celebrate with a concert at Tom’s Burned Down Cafe on Madeline Island and we will celebrate July 16th at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth, MN to wrap up the July portion of the Love Water Not Oil tour.

July 16th - Concert in Duluth, MN @Bayfront Festival Park featuring Nahko, Annie Humphrey, Gingger Shankar & Maria Isa.
Purchase Tickets online and RSVP
Doors open @2PM - Show starts @3PM
$25 Presale | $30 at the door

Children 16 under are free of entry !!

MUSIC TOUR MEDIA CONTACT:
Winona LaDuke, winonaladuke@honorearth.org, 218-280-1720 | Charlie Thayer, charlie@honorearth.org, 612-390-6408

THE HORSE RIDE AGAINST THE CURRENT OF THE OIL #StopEnbridge#StopLine3 #LoveWaterNotOil

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Stop The Enbridge Pipeline Invasion
Jun
28
4:30 PM16:30

Stop The Enbridge Pipeline Invasion

Come learn about Enbridges current proposal to replace Line 3 and abandon the old line through northern MN and your role in the permitting process.  

This will be a relaxed family friendly event to talk and raise awareness about this project and help people get comments turned in during the public input period. 

Event will include:
Grilled hot dogs.
Refreshments.
Playground.
Kids craft table.
Artist Vendors.
On-site dog park.
More to be announced.

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Bemidji Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
22
6:00 PM18:00

Bemidji Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

  • Sanford Center and George W. Nielson Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Sanford Center and George W. Nielson Convention
Center
1111 Event Center Drive NE
Bemidji, MN 56601

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 22nd 2017
6:00PM-9:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Gully Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

Gully Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Gully Community Center
120 Main Street
Gully, MN 56646

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 22nd 2017
10:00AM-1:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Plummer Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Plummer Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Plummer Senior Citizen Center
185 Minnesota Street
Plummer, MN 56748

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 21st 2017
6:00PM-9:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Thief River Falls Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come Testify!
Jun
21
10:00 AM10:00

Thief River Falls Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come Testify!

  • Ralph Engelstad Arena, Imperial Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Ralph Engelstad Arena, Imperial Room
525 Brooks Avenue
North Thief River Falls, MN 56701

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 21st 2017
10:00AM-1:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Hallock Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Hallock Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Hallock City Hall
163 3rd Street SE
Hallock, MN 56728

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, June 20th 2017
6:00PM-9:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Newfolden Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
20
10:00 AM10:00

Newfolden Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Marshall County Central Schools
310 West Minnesota Avenue
Newfolden, MN 56738

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, June 20th 2017
10:00AM-1:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Mora Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Mora Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: The Grand Event Center
2025 Rowland Rd
Mora, MN 55051

DATE/TIME: Friday, June 16th 2017
10:00AM-1:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Milaca Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
15
6:00 PM18:00

Milaca Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Phoenix Hotel & Banquet Center
210 MN-23
Milaca, MN 56353

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 15th 2017
6:00PM-9:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Foley Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Foley Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Henry's Catering and Banquet Hall
6774 MN-25
Foley, MN 56329

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 15th 2017
10:00AM-1:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Little Falls Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

Little Falls Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Initiative Foundation
405 1st Street Southeast
Little Falls, MN 56345

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 14th 2017
6:00PM-9:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Staples Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
14
11:00 AM11:00

Staples Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Staples Community Center
425 4th St. NE
Staples, MN 56479

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 14th 2017
11:00AM-2:00PM

List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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Twin Cities Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

Twin Cities Line 3 Pipeline Public Meeting ~ Come and Testify!

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. COME TO A PUBLIC MEETING NEAR YOU -- PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE TAKEN -- VERY IMPORTANT TO SHOW UP!

There will be one public meeting in each Minnesota county where the pipeline is designed to cross. 

LOCATION: Intercontinental Hotel Saint Paul
11 E. Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55101

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, June 13th 2017
6:00PM-9:00PM


List of other meetings statewide: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/speak-up-against-the-line-3-tar-sands-pipeline-at-a-public-meeting/ 

Come out to give your thoughts through public testimony, show strength in numbers (even if you don’t testify, your presence means a lot!), and make sure that all the impacts of this project are properly considered.

The upcoming public meetings are specifically in regard to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a review document that assesses the possible impacts posed by the pipeline project. Your testimony made during the public meeting should be in regard to this particular document, and we’ll post talking points and a document summary soon. The full DEIS and supplements are over 5,000 pages, which you can download here: https://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/resource.html?Id=34695 


In case you are relatively new to this risky plan, here is some background knowledge. In 2014, the Canadian company Enbridge Energy announced plans to construct a “replacement” pipeline in place of the old and failing Line 3 Pipeline. Their proposal is not a true replacement, however, because they are proposing to leave the old Line 3 in the ground and build the new Line 3 with specs that significantly increase the tar sands flow capacity of the old Line 3. Furthermore, the route for the new pipeline is designed to tear through 160 miles of new corridor, under and alongside some of Minnesota’s cleanest and best wild rice lakes.


Enbridge Energy, the company responsible for the largest-ever inland oil spill in the continental United States, has a long history of violations, fines, deception, and deferred maintenance. This company is not a good partner for Minnesota. These public meetings serve as a crucial opportunity for you to voice your perspective and show that this project is too big of a risk for MN communities.

Come out and defend clean water and healthy ecosystems, treaty rights, and a livable climate for all!

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