Posts in Environmental Justice
Deny the Permit! Duluth for Clean Water

New "Deny the Permit" Post Cards! Send yours today.

What a day yesterday! It is such important news that the PolyMet land exchange rider was removed from the National Defense Authorization Act and that, at least for now, the partner organizations' lawsuits about the fairness of the exchange to the taxpayer can go forward. This is a review that Minnesotans need and deserve, and your voice was heard. Thank you!

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Save the BWCA - 7 Generations Film Kickstarter Campaign

Northern Minnesota is home to some of the most pristine wilderness and cleanest water in all of America. But now that might change. Two proposed sulfide-ore copper mines threaten the sanctity of these places and may destroy them for future generations. We can’t let that happen.

Please support their Kickstarter campaign by donating, sharing this post, and following along as we set out to reach our goal in funding the production of 7 Generations Film.

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Kavanaugh Nomination - What's At Stake, What Can We Do?

The balance of the US Supreme Court is set to change significantly for a generation or more, following Kennedy’s retirement and Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to fill his seat.

Kavanaugh is a partisan Republican and an extremist, and his confirmation would pose a serious threat to reproductive rights, healthcare, environmental protection, net neutrality, works’ rights, LGBTQ rights, gun violence prevention laws, voting rights and more.

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Save the Boundary Waters

For 18 months, the Forest Service has been carefully documenting likely harm to the Boundary Waters and the Superior National Forest if sulfide-ore copper mining is allowed on public lands next to the Boundary Waters. This critically important study is nearly complete. The study will inform Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke before he decides whether to protect the Boundary Waters by putting nearby federal lands off-limits to new mining leases for 20 years.

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Comment now to oppose the gutting of the National Environmental Policy Act

Known as the Magna Carta of environmental law, is a federal law that promotes the enhancement and protection of our environment.  It also established the President's Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).

NEPA was passed in the 70s following outcry over how the Interstate highway system in the 1950s and 60s was built- by bulldozing communities with no consideration of the harmful impacts.

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