“We are committed to stopping tar sands”: MN350 statement on Enbridge’s activation of Line 3

“We are committed to stopping tar sands”: MN350 statement on Enbridge’s activation of Line 3
“We are committed to stopping tar sands”: MN350 statement on Enbridge’s activation of Line 3

(St. Paul, MN)–Today MN350 staff members issued the following statements as oil begins flowing through the Line 3 pipeline. The Line 3 tar sands pipeline violates treaty rights and will dump the carbon equivalent of 50 coal-fired power plants into the atmosphere. The 760,000 barrels of tar sands oil flowing through the pipeline from Canada… Read more »

NEW REPORT from MN350’s Big Deception campaign: How Minnesota’s lawsuit holds climate polluters accountable for decades of lies
NEW REPORT from MN350’s Big Deception campaign: How Minnesota’s lawsuit holds climate polluters accountable for decades of lies

(Minneapolis, MN) — Today MN350 released a  report detailing how Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison’s lawsuit against ExxonMobil, the American Petroleum Institute, and Koch Industries holds these climate polluters accountable for decades of lies. The report tracks the long history of disinformation, the methods used to disseminate that disinformation, and the impact on Minnesota residents.… Read more »

Climate groups file brief supporting Minnesota’s consumer fraud lawsuit 
Climate groups file brief supporting Minnesota’s consumer fraud lawsuit 

Amicus brief supports Attorney General Ellison’s lawsuit holding Big Oil liable for decades of lying about the impact of fossil fuels on our environment St. Paul, MN — Three Minnesota climate groups — Fresh Energy, MN350, and the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy — have joined a group of academics and two national climate organizations… Read more »

Growing opposition to Line 3 as Enbridge continues to prove it’s wrong for Minnesota
Growing opposition to Line 3 as Enbridge continues to prove it’s wrong for Minnesota

This week showed more evidence of growing opposition to Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline as the international conglomerate continued to prove its tar sands pipeline is wrong for Minnesota. On Monday the Grammy Award-winning Indigo Girls held a free concert to support the water protectors fighting to stop the Line 3 pipeline, with Indigo Girl Amy… Read more »

MN climate groups applaud Xcel decision to drop plans for fossil gas plant
MN climate groups applaud Xcel decision to drop plans for fossil gas plant

(St. Paul, MN) — A coalition of Minnesota climate groups today applauded the announcement from Xcel Energy that it would abandon plans to build a massive fossil gas plant near Becker, MN. The decision comes after Minnesotans overwhelmingly opposed the plant in public comments submitted to the Public Utilities Commission before today’s filing deadline. The… Read more »

MN350 statement on U.S. Army Corps defense of Enbridge Line 3: “Time for Biden to lead”
MN350 statement on U.S. Army Corps defense of Enbridge Line 3: “Time for Biden to lead”

(St. Paul, MN) — Today in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to continue defending its water permit for Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline, MN350 issued the following statement: “Today’s decision is the Biden administration on autopilot, defending a Trump water permit for a massive tar sands pipeline that is actually indefensible,” said… Read more »

Fossil fuel interests continue delay strategy in fighting MN lawsuit
Fossil fuel interests continue delay strategy in fighting MN lawsuit

MN350 statement on today’s hearing in U.S. District Court: “Big Oil is trying to delay accountability and dodge the reckoning due” (Minneapolis, MN) — Fossil fuel interests returned to federal court today seeking a stay in a decision to remand Attorney General Keith Ellison’s lawsuit against them back to state court. Attorney General Ellison is… Read more »

NEW POLL: Majority of Minnesotans back clean energy
NEW POLL: Majority of Minnesotans back clean energy

Democrats, Independents, and Republicans all express support for cleaner energy and view transition as good for Minnesota’s economy FULL RESULTS of Climate Nexus poll sponsored by MN350 St. Paul, MN — MN350 today released a new poll showing Minnesotans’ strong support for 100% clean energy. The poll, conducted by Climate Nexus, shows support across the… Read more »

Statement on verdict in Derek Chauvin trial
Statement on verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

MN350 strongly condemns the reckless and reprehensible killing of Daunte Wright and joins thousands of horrified Minnesotans in calling for deep systemic changes to a profoundly broken and profoundly racist criminal justice system that routinely executes Black men.

MN350 statement on Brooklyn Center police killing of Daunte Wright
MN350 statement on Brooklyn Center police killing of Daunte Wright

MN350 strongly condemns the reckless and reprehensible killing of Daunte Wright and joins thousands of horrified Minnesotans in calling for deep systemic changes to a profoundly broken and profoundly racist criminal justice system that routinely executes Black men.

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