If the public hearing on the Line 3 tar sands in St. Paul Tuesday is any bellwether, the project should be stopped – just like Sandpiper. The overwhelming majority of attendees spoke against the Line 3 plan, which threatens the Mississippi headwaters region and many clean lakes and rivers in northern Minnesota.
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.
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 […]
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.
By Maren Kizershot This July, Xcel Energy is holding a series of public hearings within its service territory in order to hear what its customers think of its request to […]
By Catherine Collentine Growing up near the Great Lakes in Wisconsin, protecting our freshwater resources was not just a topic of conversation, but a way of life for me and my […]
Cross posted from Sierra Club’s Compass Blog. By Liz Perera and Mary Anne Hitt (Photo: “Fentonwindpark1” by Windtech at en.wikipedia. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Commons) **Note:** This blog […]
Cross posted from Sierra Club’s Compass Blog. By Andres Restrepo and Joanne Spalding **Note:** This blog post is part of a series geared toward discussing the wide ranging impacts of […]
Cross posted from Sierra Club’s Compass Blog. By Dean Hubbard and Alejandra Núñez **Note:** This blog post is part of a series geared toward discussing the wide ranging impacts of […]
Cross posted from The Sierra Club’s Compass Blog **Editors Note:** This blog post is among the first in a series geared toward discussing the wide ranging impacts of the President’s Clean Power […]