Support a Strong and Just Clean Power Plan for Minnesota

Precinct caucuses are meetings organized by Minnesota’s political parties to begin shaping the party platform. Caucuses are held in locations across Minnesota, are open to the public, and participation is encouraged.

What: Pass a caucus resolution at your 2016 Precinct Caucus
When: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 7p.m.
Where: Check with the Minnesota Election Caucus Finder (http://caucusfinder.sos.state.mn.us/)

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Whereas, Minnesota is developing a plan to meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants.

Whereas, to stay on track and continue our progress towards a clean energy economy Minnesota needs strong and just implementation of the Clean Power Plan - yielding more well ­paying jobs, public health benefits, and the preservation of our treasured lakes, rivers and streams that benefit everyone.

Whereas, this is a critical opportunity to speak out in support of moving Minnesota away from fossil fuels like coal, and ramping up the role of renewable energy, such as wind, solar, and energy efficiency, while looking for opportunities to increase local jobs for all communities, keep energy bills affordable and find solutions for low income households to get out of energy poverty.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Minnesota’s leaders develop a racially and economically just state Clean Power Plan that will strengthen the state’s clean energy leadership that: