Act

Please call the Governor (800-657-3717) and your state legislators and let them know your concerns and your support for their work to protect the environment.
Contact information for your state legislator: https://www.leg.state.mn.us/leg/districtfinder

Issues

– Give to the Max Day

Was Thursday, November 16, 2017

Greetings Audubon members and friends!  There is a new and easy way for you to help support the Duluth Audubon Society—it is called “Give to the Max!” “Give to the Max” day is a specific day set aside for non-profits throughout Minnesota to do their fundraising.  For 2017, “Give to the Max” day is Thursday, November 16th.  You can make a donation, simply and securely, by accessing https://givemn.org/organization/Duluth-Audubon-Society. DAS needs YOUR help to fund many important projects.  THANK YOU for supporting the Duluth Audubon Society!

– Long awaited employment study shows that sulfide mining in the Boundary Waters watershed would likely reduce employment and stability in the area.
– Minnesota Environmental Partnership: Legislative Wrap-Up 2017:  MEP Legislative Wrap-Up 2017
-Events and News at Minnesota Environmental Partnership 
– May 17, 2017:  The Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund  Appropriations Bill:  Letter from the Minnesota Environmental Partnership regarding HF 1265 – May 11, 2017

Actions

– Comments were due by October 16,2017:

Two more draft permits released from MN DNR for proposed PolyMet Mine – Comments and call to action from Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness

– Nolan and land sales for PolyMet:    

Call Amy Klobuchar and Senator Franken, let them know you do not approve of them signing on to Nolan’s bill requiring the Forest Service to sell 6650 Acres Superior National Forest Land at bargain basement prices to facilitate Polymet, and cutting off any protective action by the courts.

202 224-3244-Klobuchar    202 224-5641– Franken

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/3115/text?r=47

Nolan presses PolyMet land exchange in legislation:

http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4292470-nolan-presses-polymet-land-exchange-legislation

– Call today regarding “Protect right for PolyMet hearing”
Call to action from the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness
– Keep Minnesota Green
– What’s up with the Boundary Waters:  Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness

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