Sierra Club’s North Star Chapter is supporting the 100 Days of Resistance March, also known as the International Workers’ Day March, on May 1st.
On Wednesday April 19th, Minnesotans gathered for Water Action Lobby Day at the state capitol. Citizens from all over the state congregated in the basement of the Christ Lutheran Church as early as 8 a.m. to learn when they would be meeting with their elected officials and gather more information about the day’s events. Over 800 people had registered for the event.
by Anna LaCombe On Monday April 3, the Minnesota House of Representatives voted down an amendment 75-56 that would have removed repressive and controversial anti-protester language from the Public Safety […]
More than 150 people gathered in front of the Minnesota House of Representative’s chambers Thursday for an emergency rally opposing a deeply flawed jobs and energy bill. In addition to a number of other terrible things*, this bill weakens public review of proposed crude oil pipelines in Minnesota in general, and it specifically fast tracks the Enbridge Line 3 tars sands oil pipeline proposal.
by Anna LaCombe As Scott Pruitt marks the one month anniversary of his tenure as the head of the EPA, I would like to take a moment today to thank […]
There’s an old saying in politics: “follow the money”. Here at the North Star Chapter, we try to do exactly that. So, between now and the end of the 2017 session of the Minnesota Legislature, we’ll be profiling a different interest group that is behind one or more bad attacks on our air and water every week here at the North Star Chapter Blog.
First Up: The American Progressive Bag Alliance
Crowd shot at the Alberta Clipper public meeting in Bemidji. By Scott Russell The U.S. State Department hosted a public meeting in Bemidji Tuesday to get public comments on a […]
Minnesota has many years of established environmental regulatory practice that has served the state well. Environmental rules and regulations are based on science – our public agencies are the best equipped to review and interpret scientific data and consensus, and apply it to the public interest without bias. But a new bill being considered in the Minnesota Legislature would create new mechanisms to delay or block new environmental rules from being implemented. Do we base such decisions on facts, on proven cause and effect, or…
Trump may have been right when he told a room full of reporters that his administration is running like a finely-tuned machine. It is just not one that many Americans would recognize…
Enbridge is trying once again to add unneeded capacity to its tar sands pipelines through northern Minnesota, threatening our waters, wild rice beds, tourism, and tribal territory. We need your help to stop it.