Posts Categorized: Letters to Lawmakers

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 »

Letter to Congress: Oppose HR 3115, the PolyMet land swap bill

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October 30, 2017 Honorable Paul Ryan                                                                      Honorable Nancy Pelosi The Speaker of the House of Representatives                            House Minority Leader H-232 Capitol Building                                   … Read more »

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 »