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

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

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

 

Stop a sweetheart deal public land deal for PolyMet mining – Wednesday, July 5, 2017:

https://www.mepartnership.org/get-involved/take-action/action-alert-system/?tdburl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.congressweb.com%2FMEP%2F114#/114/

 

Click here and sign up to attend the public meeting : in Virginia the evening of July 25 to protect the Boundary Waters from sulfide-ore copper mining.

The U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management are hosting an official public meeting on Tuesday, July 25, from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Virginia High School auditorium.

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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