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Citizens demand independent investigation as Enbridge Line 5 leaks in Wisconsin and Line 3 aquifer breach in Minnesota ruptures again

Tribal members, community groups and concerned scientists are calling for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to launch independent investigations of Enbridge’s recent pipeline failures on Lines 3 and 5.

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Winona LaDuke testifies on her own behalf

April 5, 2022 On April 4, 2022, Winona LaDuke took the stand at an evidentiary hearing to testify on behalf of herself. She has been charged with multiple gross misdemeanors in Minnesota as related to the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. LaDuke was arrested on July 19, 2021 on the Shell River, along with six other […]

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DNR Extends Public Comment Period For Draft Environmental Impact Statement On Proposed Enbridge Pipeline Relocation

March 16, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2022Contact: DNR Office of Communications DNRPress@wisconsin.gov MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it is extending the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement that it has prepared for the proposed relocation of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline. The comment period is extended by one month and […]

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Enbridge Line 5 draft EIS denounced as “a very dangerous plan” in Wisconsin 2022 State of the Tribes address

February 24, 2022 Barbara With On February 22, Shannon Holsey, President of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians delivered the 2022 State of the Tribes Address from the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chambers in Madison. President Holsey’s remarks on behalf of all Wisconsin Tribes included sharp criticism of the Enbridge Line 5 draft Environmental Impact […]

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“Corrupting influence” of fossil fuels called out on WI DNR’s draft Environmental Impact Statement for Line 5

February 22, 2022 Barbara WIth In January 2020, tenured professor Greg Mikkelson resigned from his position at McGill University because of the school’s failure to divest of fossil fuels. Mikkelson taught the philosophy of biology and environmental ethics at the Canadian university. In September 2018, he brought forward a motion requesting that the school fully […]

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Winona LaDuke testifies on behalf of water protectors: “We have an inherent right to be on the very land on which we belong.”

February 11, 2022 By Barbara With Winona LaDuke took the stand at an evidentiary hearing today to testify on behalf of water protectors being charged with multiple gross misdemeanors in Minnesota as related to the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. Enbridge, a foreign multi-national Canadian corporation, built the pipeline through 1855 Treaty territory and had several […]

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Enbridge puppets “honor” Bad River; get schooled by Mike Wiggins Jr.

February 6, 2022 Barbara With Excerpts from Wisconsin DNR hearing on February 2, 2022 regarding Enbridge Line 5 draft environmental statement: The DNR will also accept written comments through Friday, March 18, 2022.Public comments should be sent: Email: dnroeeacomments@wi.gov U.S. mail:Line 5 EIS CommentsDNR (EA/7)101 South Webster StreetMadison, WI 53707

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Citizens expose gross inadequacies in Enbridge Line 5 draft EIS, tell DNR to do their job

February 6, 2022 Barbara With & Rebecca Kemble On February 2, 2022, over 250 people attended the Wisconsin DNR public hearing to respond to the Enbridge Line 5 draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The replacement pipeline is being proposed to be built through the Bad River watershed on the shores of Lake Superior. The 10-hour […]

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TONIGHT: Informational meeting on Enbridge Line 5 public hearing February 2, 2022

January 20, 2022 Barbara With Thursday, July 20, 20227 PM Via ZOOM REGISTER HERE FOR INFORMATIONAL MEETING Shut Down Line 5: Protect the Water, a coalition dedicated to protecting the water, land, and our communities through grassroots organizing to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, is hosting an informational meeting tonight to help concerned citizens […]

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Informational meeting on how to testify at Enbridge Line 5 public hearing February 2, 2022

January 17, 2022 Barbara With Thursday, July 27, 20227 PM Via ZOOM REGISTER HERE FOR INFORMATIONAL MEETING Shut Down Line 5: Protect the Water, a coalition dedicated to protecting the water, land, and our communities through grassroots organizing to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, is hosting an informational meeting to help concerned citizens prepare […]

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