Posts Categorized: Letters to Lawmakers

MEP Nitrogen Fertilizer Rule Letter

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August 25th, 2017 VIA EMAIL Larry Gunderson Minnesota Department of Agriculture 625 Robert Street North St. Paul, MN 55155 larry.gunderson@mn.state.us Dear Mr. Gunderson,  We, the undersigned organizations, thank you for the opportunity to provide written comment on the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s proposed two-part Nitrogen Fertilizer Rule. About MEP The Minnesota Environmental Partnership (MEP) is a… Read more »

Letter to the Governor: Request for veto of Jobs Growth and Energy Affordability Bill (SF1456)

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May 26, 2017 Dear Governor Dayton, We, the undersigned organizations and the thousands of Minnesotans we represent, ask you to veto SF 1456, the Jobs Growth and Energy Affordability Bill. We greatly appreciate all you have done to improve this bill over its predecessor, SF 1937. Many onerous provisions were removed and we are enormously… Read more »

Letter to the Governor: Request for veto of Environment and Natural Resources Omnibus Bill (SF844)

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RE: Request for veto of Environment and Natural Resources Omnibus Bill (SF844) May 25, 2017 Dear Governor Dayton, Thank you for your commitment to justice and fairness, your strong work on behalf of Minnesota’s environment and natural resources and your unyielding interest in the public good. On many fronts, this session has been unlike any… Read more »

Letter from the Governor – Veto of Jobs and Energy Omnibus Bill

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May 15, 2017 The Honorable Michelle L. Fischbach President of the Senate 2113 Minnesota Senate Office Building St. Paul, Minnesota 55155 Dear Madam President: I have vetoed and am returning Chapter 64, Senate File 193 7, a bill appropriating money for jobs and economic development and making changes to commerce, telecommunications, and energy policy. The… Read more »

Letter to the Governor on Pipeline Provisions in Energy Omnibus

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May 12, 2017 Dear Governor Dayton and Lieutenant Governor Smith, We, the undersigned organizations, respectfully request you veto any version of the Jobs and Energy Omnibus bill that contains provisions • removing pipelines from the current Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Certificate of Need (CON) process (including a newly defined category, replacement pipelines) (lines 189.32-190.2 and… Read more »

Letter to the Minnesota Legislature: Vote No on Jobs, Housing and Energy Omnibus Bill

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May 11, 2017 To: Members of the Minnesota Legislature; We, the undersigned organizations and the citizens we represent, respectfully ask you to Vote NO on the Conference Committee Report for SF 1937, the Jobs, Housing and Energy Omnibus Bill. This bill will roll back energy efficiency and solar standards, stifle Minnesota’s developing solar industry, discriminate… Read more »

Letter to Senators: Please Vote NO on Environment and Natural Resources Omnibus Bill (HF888)

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Note: This online version of the following letter has been changed to correct an inaccuracy printed in the letter distributed to members of the Senate on May 9, 2017. The letter distributed to Senators included a section titled:  “Seed Mixes / Buffer Law Suspension.” That section has been removed here to prevent further dissemination of that… Read more »

Letter to the House: Please Vote NO on Environment and Natural Resources Omnibus Bill (HF888)

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To: Members of the Minnesota House of Representatives May 9, 2017 Dear Representative: On behalf of the undersigned organizations and their hundreds of thousands of Minnesota members, we would like to thank you for your attention to our collective environment and the current and future generations who depend on it. The Environment and Natural Resources… Read more »