Posts Categorized: Letters to Lawmakers

Letter to Legislators: Use of Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund Dollars

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RE: Use of Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Dollars HF3352/SF2934 May 18, 2018 Dear Legislators, On behalf of the 39 undersigned organizations, we urge you to oppose any version of the Legislative Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) bill that attempts to spend Environment and Natural Resources Trust Funds (ENRTF) for bonding for wastewater… Read more »

Letter to Senate on Legislation Blocking Groundwater Protection

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RE: Please Vote No on HF 4133 unless language that blocks adoption of Groundwater Protection Rules Not Approved by the Legislature is removed To: Members of the Minnesota Senate May 17, 2018                                                                                                  Dear Senator: We, the undersigned organizations and the citizens we represent, respectfully ask you to oppose language that would impede the Department… Read more »

Letter opposing HF 3759 – Granting immediate approval for the construction of Line 3 Pipeline on Enbridge’s preferred route

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RE: Please Vote NO on HF 3759 – Terminating PUC process and granting immediate approval to construct Canadian Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline To:  Members of the Minnesota House of Representatives May 14, 2018                                                                                                Dear Representative, We, the undersigned, wish to express a deep concern about HF 3759, a bill to immediately authorize the construction and… Read more »

Letter to House regarding proposed rollback to Groundwater Protection Act

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RE: Please Vote No on HF 4133 unless language that blocks adoption of Groundwater Protection Rules Not Approved by the Legislature is removed   To:   Members of the House of Representatives May 14, 2018                                                                                                Dear Representative: We, the undersigned organizations and the citizens we represent, respectfully ask you to oppose language that would impede the… Read more »

Letter to the House: Please oppose bill that blocks adoption of Groundwater Protection Rules not approved by the Legislature

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RE: Please oppose HF2887 that blocks adoption of Groundwater Protection Rules not approved by the Legislature April 16, 2018                                                                                               Dear Representative: We, the undersigned organizations and the citizens we represent, respectfully ask you to oppose HF 2887 that would impede the Department of Agriculture’s Groundwater Protection Rule.   Clean, safe drinking water should be accessible… Read more »

Letter to House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee Regarding HF 3759 Hearing and Line 3 Testimony

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The Honorable Pat Garofalo Chair of the House Job Growth & Energy Affordability Committee State Office Building, Room 485 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. St. Paul, MN 55115 The Honorable Dan Fabian State Office Building, Room 365 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. St. Paul, MN 55115   April 4,… Read more »

Letter to Legislators: Please Vote NO on HF 3759 Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Approval Bill

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RE: Please Vote NO on HF 3759 – Terminating PUC process and granting immediate Approval to Construct Canadian Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline To: Chairperson Garafalo Members of the House Job Growth & Energy Affordability and Finance Committee March 27, 2018 Dear Representative, We, the undersigned, wish to express a deep concern about HF 3759, a… Read more »

Letter: Please Vote NO on Wild Rice Waters and Nullifying of Water Quality Standards

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RE: Please Vote NO on Wild Rice Waters and Nullifying of Water Quality Standards To: Chairperson Carrie Ruud and Members of the Senate Environment & Natural Resources Policy & Legacy Finance Committee March 19, 2018 Dear Senator: We, the undersigned organizations and the citizens we represent, respectfully ask you to vote NO on SF 2983… Read more »

Clean Water Council Funding Letter

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March 1, 2018 Clean Water Council Budget and Outcomes Committee Dear Members, We are very pleased to see that as a result of the most recent state budget forecast, the $22 million in Clean Water Funds that were inappropriately directed to local government programs last year have been restored to the Clean Water Fund. This… Read more »