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You can 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

Current Issues and Actions

Migratory Bird Treaty Under Threat 
Jan 18 2018 – Read the American Bird  Conservancy’s article posted on the BirdWatching website, follow the links for more information, then decide if you want to sign the American Bird Conservancy’s petition opposing changes to the Migratory Bird Treat Act.
Dec 23 – Trump Reverses Boundary Waters Protections
Information at Save the Boundary Waters
Long awaited employment study shows that sulfide mining in the Boundary Waters watershed would likely reduce employment and stability in the area.

Past Actions

– 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
– 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 Senator Amy Klobuchar, let her 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    

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

“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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