Archive | July, 2021

Bayfield County BOA calling for legal briefs concerning the rights of Lake Superior water

July 29, 2021 Barbara With The Bayfield County Board of Adjustments met this morning to address Kristle KLR’s appeal of the denial of a conditional use permit to open a water bottling plant in Clover, Wisconsin near Lake Superior. The BOA decided to accept legal briefs outlining if the BOA has jurisdiction over this matter […]

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Kristle KLR appealing CUP denial to open “irrigation” facility and sell Lake Superior water

July 25, 2021 Barbara With ,On April 15, 2021 Herbster residents Kristle Majchrzak and her father Robert Glau were denied a conditional use permit (CUP) to bottle and sell water from a well on their land near Lake Superior. The permit was denied after the couple received no public support from any of the citizens […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Enbridge frack out on the Mississippi is toxic

July 23, 2021 Indigenous Environmental Network CALL the MPCA at 1-651-296-6300 and ask what they are doing about this: MPCA Confirms ‘Frac Out’ Spill at Fire Light Camp Site Contains Hazardous, Combustible Additive Plus Two Additional Spills MPCA confirms that Enbridge has contaminated the Mississippi River at least three locations this week just outside Itasca […]

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City of Madison Unanimously Passes Resolution Opposing Enbridge Lines 3 and 5

Local Indigenous leaders urge passage of the resolution and opposition to Enbridge pipelines

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Winona LaDuke and Six Elder Women Arrested at the Shell River

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Rights of the Mississippi River Press Conference July 20, 2021

10 States Sharing One Misi-ziibi: Dewatering, Deforestation, and Destruction at HeadwatersItasca State Park10 AM Ceremony11 AM Press Conference Come join us at the headwaters of Misi-ziibi at 10 am for ceremony and 11 am for a press conference about the severe drought.All people and all faiths are welcome at the ceremony. To be respectful, please […]

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Enbridge begins drilling under the Shell River; Water monitors needed

July 18, 2021 Barbara With Video: Chelsea Fairbank Enbridge has begun drilling under the Shell River. River monitors reported activities crossing below a mussel bed in the river. Citizens are needed to monitor the waters, not just of the river, but of the many large tanker trucks that are being escorted around the area by […]

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Winona La Duke: “Enbridge does not own the river; neither does the DNR”

July 18, 2021 Barbara With On July 15, Winona LaDuke addressed concerned citizens at the Shell City Campground Water Protector camp on the Shell River. Water protectors have been monitoring the health of the Shell River for over seven weeks, documenting the impact of the drought, as well as the losses to the local irrigation […]

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DNR Pulled Enbridge Permits in Northern MN in June; Company continues to work

July 17, 2021 Barbara With On Friday, July 16, the Minnesota DNR released copies of the suspension of permits issued to Enbridge as early as June 22, including suspending their permits in the Mississippi River-Brainerd, Pine River, St. Louis, and Crow Wing watersheds. Meanwhile, water protectors who have been observing Enbridge activity say they appear […]

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July 24: Line 5 Water Protectors Gathering

Bad River/Chequamagon Bay Watershed, Copper Falls State Park Picnic, Walk and Water Activities Saturday July 24th, 2021 ALL DAY Sorta Schedule Late morning, early afternoon as you come to Copper Falls State Park, stop at “The Bench” at the end of the Public Easement Conservancy Walkway and Bad River, north of Mellen just across the […]

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