Letters to Lawmakers

MEP and our partners frequently submit coalition letters to lawmakers to support or oppose environmental legislation. PDFs of recent letters are linked below.

April 14, 2021 Letter to Minnesota Senate on Energy Omnibus Bill

August 17, 2020 Letter to Governor Walz: Continue Appealing Line 3 Certificate of Need

July 20, 2020 Letter to Lawmakers: Urgent Request to Support Communities through Reform, Projects and Jobs

June 15, 2020 Letter to Environment and Conservation Community Priorities for Special Session 2020 to Build the Health and Prosperity of Minnesota’s Communities

May 13, 2020 Letter to Minnesota Senate regarding SF 4499 Environment and Natural Resources Finance Omnibus bill

April 10, 2020 Letter to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency: Comments on 401 Water Quality Certification of Line 3 Pipeline

April 2, 2020 Letter to Governor Walz: Requesting Suspension of work on Permitting and Environmental Review for New and Expanded Projects and Additional Safeguards for the Proposed “Flexibility” in Compliance with Environmental Requirements

March 20, 2020 Letter to Pollution Control Agency: Requesting Rescheduled and Additional Public Hearings for Line 3 Comment Period

January 16, 2020 Letter to the Public Utilities Commission: Weighing in on the Second Revised Line 3 Environmental Impact Statement

May 7 Letter to the MN Legislature Environment and Natural Resources Conference Committee: Weighing in on the Environment Omnibus Bill SF 2314

May 6 Letter to the MN Legislature Jobs and Energy Conference Committee: Supporting Clean Energy and Climate Action

April 30 Letter to the Minnesota Senate: Supporting Increase in the Safe Drinking Water Fee

April 29 Letter to the Minnesota Senate: Opposing new version of HF 2208 Jobs, Housing, and Energy Omnibus Bill

April 23 Letter to the Minnesota House: Supporting Energy Omnibus Bill HF 2208

April 23 Letter to the Minnesota Senate: Opposing SF 2314 Environment Omnibus Bill

March 26 Letter to the Minnesota House: Supporting Active Transportation Options

March 21 Letter to the Minnesota Senate Finance Committee: Opposing SF 1757, a bill to defund the Department of Commerce Appeal of Line 3

February 6 letter to Army Corps of Engineers requesting an EIS for Northshore Mining Company’s discharge permit